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Definition of yearn:

  1. To pain; to grieve; to vex.
  2. To feel an earnest desire; to have an uneasy feeling from longing, tenderness or pity; to be strained; to be pained or distressed.

Google Ngram Viewer results for yearn:

This graph shows how "yearn" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for yearn:

  1. Did Lazarus in death yearn to hear his sister Mary weeping for him? – A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' by Alfred Gatty
  2. Our hands are bound, but our hearts strive toward thee and our souls yearn for thee. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Rhymes for yearn:

  1. bern, berne, burn, churn, earn, erne, fern, kern, learn, spurn, stern, sterne, turn, urn, verne, dern, hern, herne, kearn, hearn, hearne, burne, byrne, vern, stearn, stearne, cern, durn, hurn;
  2. adjourn, concern, discern, return, sauterne, upturn, ahearn, laverne, ahern, aherne;
  3. unconcern;