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Noun: longing  long-(g)ing [N. Amer], lóng-(g)ing [Brit]
  1. Prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
    "she was sick with longing";
    - yearning, hungriness
Verb: long  long [N. Amer], lóng [Brit]
  1. Desire strongly or persistently
    - hanker, yearn, pant

Derived forms: longings

Type of: desire, want

Encyclopedia: Longing

Long, Long Way to Go