longing - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate longing

longing is hyphenated as long-ing

How to pronounce longing

longing is pronounced ´lŏːŋɪŋ

Number of syllables in longing

The number of syllables in longing is 2

What part of speech in longing?

longing can be a noun or an adjective

How common in the word longing?

longing is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does longing convey?

Has a sentiment score of -1 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'longing'

away, back, death, desire, did, eye, fear, get, heart, look, old, see, thing, through, warm

Common collocations before 'longing'

any, deep, did, eye, felt, fill, heart, look, made, pang, sigh, such, thought, voice, watch

Common collocations of 'longing'

away, back, death, deep, desire, did, eye, felt, fill, get, heart, last, look, lost, love, made, old, own, pang, same, see, something, such, thing, thought, through, time, voice, warm, watch

Words with similar spelling to longing

lodging, logging, lounging

Common Verb Collocations of longing

be, cast, come, do, enter, escape, express, feel, fill, find, get, go, gratify, have, hear, know, look, make, return, reveal, satisfy, see, seize, sweep, take, tear, tell, torment, wait, will

Common Conjunction Collocations of longing

and, but, nor, or, Nor