longing
noun
1. (yearning) 
The soldier felt a deep longing for his home country.El soldado sentía una gran añoranza por su patria.
In her loneliness, Lil was overcome with longing for what she had lost.En su soledad, Lil se sintió invadida por la nostalgia por lo perdido.
c. el anhelo (M) 
Samuel looked at her, his eyes filled with longing.Samuel la miró con los ojos plenos de anhelo.
d. el deseo (M) 
Emily had a sudden longing to see her friends and family.Emily tuvo un deseo repentino de ver a sus amigos y a su familia.
adjective
2. (full of longing) 
a. anhelante 
Daniel gave his girlfriend a longing look as her train left the station.Daniel le echó una mirada anhelante a su novia cuando el tren partía de la estación.
longing
Noun
1. (in general) 
a. el deseo (M) 
b. el anhelo (M) 
2. (for home, family, old days) 
a. la añoranza (F) 
longing [ˈlɒŋɪŋ]
noun
(yearning) (for place) nostalgia (f); añoranza (f); (for past time) añoranza (f); (for person, thing) anhelo (m)
nothing could stop this longing he felt deep inside soon people were divulging their secret longings
she felt a longing for her childhood days añoraba los días de su infancia; he felt a longing for his homeland sentía nostalgia por su país; añoraba su país; people have a longing for normality la gente anhela la normalidad; she gazed at him with longing lo miró con anhelo
adjective
[+look] anhelante
she gazed at the pile of doughnuts with a longing look he gave her one last, longing look and then turned away
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