Definition Of longing
a yearning desire.
Miranda felt a wistful longing for the old days
have a strong wish or desire.
she longed for a little more excitement
having or showing yearning desire.
her longing eyes
Example Of longing
A longing glance at the lemonade jug told her it was empty.
After one longing look down the path, she turned around, and started running back the way she'd come.
After one last longing look at a photo, he blew out the candles.
Aspirations and longing feelings colour your reasoning but your power of concentration might be impaired.
Being famous for something just isn't necessary in his rather longing eyes.