longingly


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long·ing

 (lông′ĭng, lŏng′-)
n.
A strong persistent yearning or desire, especially one that cannot be fulfilled.

long′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.longingly - in a yearning manner; "he spent the rest of the act gazing longingly over my right shoulder at the illuminated word `Exit'"
Translations
بِشَوْق
toužebně
med længsel
sóvárogva
löngunaraugum
túžobne
özlemle

longingly

[ˈlɒŋɪŋlɪ] ADV [look, gaze] → con anhelo, con ansia
she thought longingly of those days in Madridpensó con nostalgia or añoranza en aquellos días en Madrid

longingly

[ˈlɒŋɪŋli] adv [look] (for something in the present or the future)avec envie; (for something in the past)avec nostalgie

longingly

advsehnsüchtig

longingly

[ˈlɒŋɪŋlɪ] advcon desiderio (or nostalgia)

long2

(loŋ) verb
(often with for) to wish very much. He longed to go home; I am longing for a drink.
ˈlonging noun
a great desire or wish for something. She looked at the cakes with longing.
ˈlongingly adverb
She looked longingly at the chocolate.
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes he looked longingly at his mother, and sometimes he looked longingly at the window.
He looked longingly through the window at the green of the forest; but he was too weak to make the leap that would be needed to reach the ground.
The little incubator had been brought from the roof of our palace at request of Dejah Thoris and now she sat gazing longingly upon the unknown little life that now she would never know.
Hamel's eyes were fixed a little longingly upon some of the volumes with which the table was covered.
As she stepped nearer and peered longingly out, she saw something else: she saw, only a little way below the window, the wide, flat tin roof of Miss Polly's sun parlor built over the porte-cochere.
And Rebecca looked longingly at Emma Jane's fat, rosy cheeks; at her blue eyes, which said nothing; at her neat nose, which had no character; at her red lips, from between which no word worth listening to had ever issued.
Nevertheless, by the time I had buried the last of my companions my stock of provisions was so small that I hardly thought I should live long enough to dig my own grave, which I set about doing, while I regretted bitterly the roving disposition which was always bringing me into such straits, and thought longingly of all the comfort and luxury that I had left.
I assure you he must be a very bad painter; only the other day I saw him looking longingly into the window of a cheap Italian restaurant, and in the end he had to crush down his aspirations with two penny scones.
In the stern was Mugambi, and just in front of him squatted Akut, while between Akut and Tarzan the twelve hairy apes sat upon their haunches, blinking dubiously this way and that, and now and then turning their eyes longingly back toward shore.
Anne, despite her love of and loyalty to Green Gables, could not help thinking longingly of Patty's Place, its cosy open fire, Aunt Jamesina's mirthful eyes, the three cats, the merry chatter of the girls, the pleasantness of Friday evenings when college friends dropped in to talk of grave and gay.
she said, longingly, "if you could be Mercy Merrick, and if I could be Grace Roseberry,
I, too, leaned upon the rail and gazed longingly into the sea, with the certainty that sooner or later I should be sinking down, down, through the cool green depths of its oblivion.