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  • as ineagerly
  • as inlovingly

synonyms for longingly

  • actively
  • ardently
  • breathlessly
  • cordially
  • earnestly
  • energetically
  • enthusiastically
  • fervently
  • gladly
  • heartily
  • hungrily
  • impatiently
  • intently
  • promptly
  • readily
  • sincerely
  • vigorously
  • willingly
  • zealously
  • thirstily
  • anticipatorily
  • cravingly
  • expectantly
  • fiercely
  • full tilt
  • rapidly
  • speedily
  • spiritedly
  • strenuously
  • with enthusiasm
  • with gusto
  • zestfully
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antonyms for longingly

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  • grudgingly
  • listlessly
  • unwillingly
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    How to use longingly in a sentence

    If the past nine months of the pandemic leave you longing for normalcy and business as usual, your career prospects may be dim.
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    Over the past several months, social media has offered a collective confessional of the unexpected things we find ourselves longing for—from the rituals of daily commutes to a litany of once-familiar, but now-faded smells.
    20 THINGS THAT WENT STRANGELY, WONDERFULLY RIGHT IN 2020CLEAF2013DECEMBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
    It’s about the feeling of being a teenager longing for something more, while fearing something more will never come.
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    While the longing that hums beneath Lee’s words is never entirely satisfied, it is eased and relieved.
    A WRITER RETRACES HER FAMILY'S PAST IN TAIWANFRANCES NGUYENOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    It was recommended to me by numerous friends and seems to be the kind of story we’re all longing for right now.
    EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN SEPTEMBERTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    In the streets and in the shops hundreds of children gaze longingly and lovingly at the bebe or bambino in Italian.
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    Looking across the fields in our rear (rather longingly) I had the happy distinction of a discoverer.
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    An hour later Ren lit a cigarette and took a long drag on it, his eyes looking longingly into Martha's.
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    And it happened as she said, for they all praised her words and looked forward longingly to Sunday.
    GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
    It was tiresome watching the girl wash dishes and often he glanced longingly at the tiny bed.
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