how to pronounce yearn

/ˈjɝn/

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yearn is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of yearn in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the d5 summer yearn and the emergence of …”

meanings of yearn

verb:

  1. To long for something in the past with melancholy, nostalgically.
  2. To have strong feelings of love, sympathy, affection, etc. (toward someone).
  3. To curdle, as milk.
  4. To long, have a strong desire (for something).
  5. To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.
  6. To pain; to grieve; to vex.

noun:

  1. Yearning; yen.

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