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

The meaning of "Longing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does the longing mean?
A: To long for someone or something is to miss them and want to be with them. The longing is this feeling of wanting to be with them.
"I long for my girlfriend, who is working overseas."
"I have a longing for the food of my native country."
"I long for the days of my youth, when I had no problems."
"There is a longing in my heart that hurts so bad."
Q: What does longing mean?
A: Longing is like wanting, but it’s usually a little bit sad. You almost always say ‘longing for’. For example:
She was longing for her husband who had gone off to war.
Q: What does longing mean?
A: longing is deep desire. To want a person very very much. You would not long for a car
Q: What does longing at mean?
A: You "long for" something. At in this sentence has nothing to do with longing. It is used here as a kind of poetic way to say "when Terese touches her"

Example sentences using "Longing"

Q: Please show me example sentences with longing.
A: 1) I’m longing for something.
2)I’m longing to go home today.
3) Susie is longing for her boyfriend to come home.
4)I’m longing to take a bite out of my mom’s muffin.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I've been longing.
A: “I’ve been longing” means that you’ve been really wanting/desiring to do something. For example:
1.) I’ve been longing to tell you that I really like you.
2.) I’ve been really longing to see them in concert.
3.) I long to talk to you tonight.
4.) I long for him to come home.
Q: Please show me example sentences with longing for.
A: I longing for to become an IAS officer. Or I yearn for to become an IAS officer. Smjh gai. Miss ashu
Q: Please show me example sentences with longing.
A: 'He was longing for (a pizza)'- he's hungry for pizza.

'She had been longing (to see her puppy again)' - she wants to see her puppy.

'I am longing for (excitement)' - I'm really bored.

'Longing' isn't really a commonly used word in modern English but you can still use it if you want to express a strong feeling of desire for something that you don't presently have.

Note: everything in '()' can be replaced for another word.

Synonyms of "Longing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between longing and yearn ?
A: They mean the same thing.

The dictionary says that longing is "deeper" than yearning, but in my experience, they are interchangeable.
Q: What is the difference between I'm longing for you and I miss you ?
A: I think it would be better to write "I miss you". simple and sweet :)
Q: What is the difference between longing and yearning ?
A: They're effectively synonymous.
Q: What is the difference between I have been longing for America watching American TV drama, such as ___ and ___. and I have been longing for America watching American TV drama such as ___ and ___. ?
A: I would change it to this: I have been longing for America after watching American TV dramas such as ___ and ___.
Q: What is the difference between longing and desire ?
A: Longing and Desire are used synonymously.

I think longing is used when you want to express a deep fondness for something while desire could be used for materialistic cravings.

Translations of "Longing"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? you who love whom you do not know my longing for, and you have turned away from me and my heart, which was a passionate love
A: You love a person without knowing that I wish I could be with that person instead, and also you have rejected my love.

Other questions about "Longing"

Q: I am longing that she will pass the exam.
I am longing for her to pass the exam.

“Long”をつかった英作です。わたしは彼女が試験に受かるのを切望しています。 Does this sound natural?
A: It’s more frequently used to express stronger desire than hope or want. Example: I’m longing to see my parents. I haven’t seen them since last year.
I’m longing for Christmas to come. My dad promised to buy me an ipad from Christmas.
Q: I'm longing for my dog so much!
I long for my dog so much!
I long for petting my dog again!
I long to pet my dog again!
I yearn to pet my dog again!
I miss petting my dog again!
Does this sound natural?
A: I'm longing for my dog so much! (correct)
I long for my dog so much! (correct)
I long for petting my dog again!
—-> I long to pet my dog again.
I long to pet my dog again! (correct)
I yearn to pet my dog again! (very strange but correct)
I miss petting my dog again!(most natural but remove again.)

People don’t use to yearn and to long much. It is correct but people just say miss.

I miss petting my dog!
I miss my dog. I want to pet her/him again.

I hope you get to see your dog soon!
Q: I’m longing to go to London Does this sound natural?
A: It is mean that I want to go to London early?

You want to say "soon", not "early".

- I long to go to London.
- I want to go to London soon.
Q: N.Y. is my longing city.
N.Y. は、私のあこがれの町です。
Is this correct? Sounds natural?
A: I believe あこがれ has the nuance of looking up to or respecting someone/ something. Therefore rather than longing, maybe you can try these alternatives.

New York is the city I adore/admire.
Q: I'm longing for our dating. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm eagerly looking forward to our date.

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