Definition of Sehnsucht in English:

Sehnsucht

Syllabification: Sehn·sucht
Pronunciation: /ˈzānˌzo͝oKHt/

noun

literary
Yearning; wistful longing.
More example sentences
  • Her Sehnsucht was gone thereafter, and her cruise to view the eclipse was the last gift she was ever bequeathed by her nameless knight.

Origin

German.

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