[lawng-ing, long-] /ˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/
strong, persistent desire or craving, especially for something unattainable or distant:
filled with longing for home.
an instance of this:
a sudden longing to see old friends.
having or characterized by persistent or earnest desire:
a longing look.
a prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
having or showing desire or need: a longing look
“yearning, desire,” Old English langung “longing, weariness, sadness, dejection,” from long (v.). Related: Longingly.
[lon-jahy-nuh s] /lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs/ noun 1. Dionysius Cassius [kash-uh s] /ˈkæʃ əs/ (Show IPA), a.d. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician. /lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs/ noun 1. Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
/ˌlɒndʒɪˈpɛneɪt/ adjective 1. (of birds) having long slender wings or feathers
noun, Golf. 1. a club, as a driving iron, midiron, or mid-mashie, with a long shaft and an iron head the face of which has little slope, for hitting long, low shots.
/ˌlɒndʒɪˈrɒstrəl/ adjective 1. (of birds) having a long beak