Translation of yearn in Spanish:

yearn

Pronunciation: /jɜːrn; jɜːn/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to yearn to + infinitive/infinitivo anhelar or ansiar* + infinitive/infinitivo he yearned to go back anhelaba or ansiaba volver to yearn for sth añorar algo she yearns for her native country/his embrace añora su patria/sus abrazos
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    • My heart aches now, yearning for you to come back and hug me for the last time before you leave.
    • My heart yearned for you for months and now its desire is fulfilled!
    • I do love this country and I am not about to stop yearning for change and doing what I can to affect a change - but one grows weary.

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