Yearn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Yearned p. pr. & vb. n. Yearning.] To pain; to grieve; to vex. [Obs.] “She laments, sir, for it, that it would yearn your heart to see it.”
It yearns me not if men my garments wear. --Shak.
adj : full of longing or unfulfilled desire; "those wistful little
ads that the lovelorn place in the classifieds" [syn: wistful]
n : prolonged unfulfilled desire or need [syn: longing]