Definition of Sehnsucht in English:

Sehnsucht

noun

mass nounliterary
  • Yearning; wistful longing.

    ‘a small enclave of adolescent Sehnsucht in her almost undeviatingly rational friend’
    • ‘Her Sehnsucht was gone thereafter, and her cruise to view the eclipse was the last gift she was ever bequeathed by her nameless knight.’

Origin

German.

Pronunciation

Sehnsucht

/ˈzeɪnzuːxt//ˈzeːnzʊxt/