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American English: /ˈlɔŋɪŋ/
British English: /ˈlɒŋɪŋ/

Translation of longing in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • (nostalgia)
    vivo or vehemente deseo (masculine)
    longing for something/somebodyshe was overcome with longing for her own country
    sintió una gran añoranza or nostalgia de su país
    he felt a great longing for her
    la echaba muchísimo de menos
    there was a longing for a return to peace
    había un vivo deseo de que volviera la paz
    Example sentences
    • The longings and legitimate desires for approval, acceptance and understanding are cut off.
    • Give yourself the breathing room necessary to feel your deepest longings and desires.
    • It signifies the love and longings of the women who make it.


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