Synonyms of longing in English:

longing


See definition of longing

noun

1‘urban dwellers clearly have a longing for the countryside’

SYNONYMS

yearning, pining, craving, ache, burning, hunger, thirst, itch, urge, lust, hankering, need, eagerness, zeal, covetousness

wish, fancy, desire, want

hope, aspiration, dream

informal yen


adjective

1‘a longing look’

SYNONYMS

yearning, desirous, pining, craving, hungry, thirsty, hankering, avid, covetous

wishful, hopeful, wistful