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  • as indearly
  • as inlovingly

synonyms for yearningly

  • affectionately
  • devotedly
  • fondly
  • tenderly

antonyms for yearningly

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  • hatefully
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    How to use yearningly in a sentence

    She rose from her knees and looked yearningly at the lover of her youth.
    A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
    She held out her hands yearningly to him, as if she would shield him, or as if she wanted him to shield her from the sharp words.
    THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
    She looked at him yearningly, for she realized that she had made him do things her way—this wild, unpractical, artistic soul.
    THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
    She moved away and he followed her with his eyes, yearningly, burningly, until she reached the door.
    THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
    The younger brother turned away, and looked yearningly to the mountains.
    THE LILY AND THE TOTEMWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
    "I will try," she answered, but her amazed eyes still yearningly wondered at the Duchess.
    ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    "It is bright—almost like day—outside," he said a little yearningly.
    THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
    I looked back yearningly; it was as if the Academy was dragging me away from true Art.
    GHETTO COMEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
    She had become accustomed to the separation now, though she spoke yearningly of his next leave.
    THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
    But the heart of Odysseus turned yearningly towards his beloved wife Penelope and his young son.
    MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROMEE.M. BERENS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO YEARNINGLY

    • affectionately
    • devotedly
    • fondly
    • tenderly
    • yearningly
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