Definition of Sehnsucht in US English:

Sehnsucht

noun

literary
  • Yearning; wistful longing.

    • ‘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

/ˈzānˌzo͝oKHt/