To have a strong desire or longing for something
Jennifer is star-struck and always yearns for a lifestyle as rich and lavish as the Hollywood stars.
After two decades of imprisonment, the prisoners yearned for their freedom.
After Ben quit smoking, he would still yearn for a cigarette in his free time.
Though Sam is happy being a manager in his heart, he still yearns to be the CEO which seems like a distant reality as of now.
After braking up with Mary, Peter realized her importance in his life and started to yearn for her love.
After a hectic day at work, Shawn yearned to go to the beach with his kids.
When William’s son moved overseas to pursue higher education, William couldn’t stop yearning to see him.
When I was on a business trip to Europe, I always yearned for some homemade vegetarian food.
Most teenagers yearn for the day when they can make their own bucks and take their own decisions in life.
All the young participants worked very hard as they were yearning to win the “MISS WORLD’ title.
After facing the problem of drought in the remote desert, all the villagers started yearning for some rainfall.
Lisa was yearning to watch the Oscar winning film, but her tight schedule didn’t allow her to.