Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Yearn"

The meaning of "Yearn" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does yearn mean?
A: To desire strongly and deeply
Q: What does yearn mean?
A: It means to wish or dream of something or someplace very strongly.

"I yearn to visit my family in other countries."

"We all yearn for world peace."
Q: What does "yearn" mean?
A: It is to have an intense longing for something, to miss something.
Examples:
"I yearn to see mountains again."
"I yearn to see the ocean again."
Q: What does yearn mean?
A: To yearn, means to REALLY want something.

Example sentences using "Yearn"

Q: Please show me example sentences with yearn.
A: I yearn for freedom
Q: Please show me example sentences with yearn for.
A: I yearn for the sweet taste of honey

Old civilizations in Iceland often yearned for the spring, especially on midwinter nights

(Yearn = a really strong desire)
Q: Please show me example sentences with yearn.
A: I yearn to see him again.
I yearn for times long gone.
I yearn to go back home.

“Yearn” is not usually used in daily conversations. You’re most likely to find this word in a book or something.
Q: Please show me example sentences with yearn.
A: Ex:
I yearn for her.
We yearn to do the test.
I hope that's useful for you.
Q: Please show me example sentences with yearn .
A: I yearn for a better life. The old sailor yearned for the ocean. She couldn't help her yearning for someone to love.

Synonyms of "Yearn" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between yearn and crave ?
A: The word "yearn" is used more as a feeling of heartache or sadness, because you really want something you don't, or can't have.

"Crave" is mostly used for hunger. If I am hungry and I want a burger, I am "craving" a burger. It can also be used for non food topics, but I wouldn't suggest it.
Q: What is the difference between what do you yearn for? and what do you want ?
A: Yearn and want are similar yet different. Yearn also isn’t used much anymore in the US, it’s rare. When you yearn for something you long for it or strongly desire it. When you want something you wish for it or desire it. Yearn is a much stronger desire than want.
Q: What is the difference between yearn to and yearn for ?
A: yearn to (do something)
yearn for (something)

I yearn to be free. I yearn for freedom.
Q: What is the difference between yearn for and long for ?
A: Example:

I long for the weekend to start

I yearn for him to love me back

Translations of "Yearn"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I did’t want to yearn for daylight living in the night.
A: I'm not sure what exactly you mean.
Did you mean I want darkness in the night?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? yearn
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I always yearn to be like this.
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Other questions about "Yearn"

Q: It is what I most yearn for Does this sound natural?
A: “It is what I yearn for most.” The placement of the words sounded a little unnatural before.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce yearn and yawn.
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Q: I yearn for becoming a better, more flexible writer, and I want to build up my self-confidence through writing Does this sound natural?
A: "To become." and good luck! ^_^
Q: What does "long for" or / and "yearn" mean?
A: It means to want something, but it sounds more intense.

"I long for the day when we will be free again."

"I yearn to leave this place and see the world."

If you long for or yearn for a person, it means you have strong feelings of affection towards them.
Q: I yearn to travel the world/globe. Does this sound natural?
A: normally we would just say "I really want to travel the world" or "traveling to xx would be amazing". Hope that helps!

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