How to Pronounce yearn?

Correct pronunciation for the word "yearn" is [jˈɜːn], [jˈɜːn], [j_ˈɜː_n].

"Yearn" in context

Yearn is defined as an intense feeling of longing or a desire for something. Yearning can be for a physical object, a person, a place, a dream, an idea, or an experience. Yearning is one of the most powerful human emotions and is often felt deeply, strongly and almost uncontrollably. It can cause people to feel a range of sentiments, from joy to sadness, anxiety and frustration. Depending on how one interprets the feelings of yearning, it can be seen as a sign of hope, a sense of security, and a promise of something better in the future.


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