How Do You Spell YEARN?

Correct spelling for the English word "yearn" is [j_ˈɜː_n], [jˈɜːn], [jˈɜːn]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of YEARN

  1. To feel earnest desire: to feel uneasiness, as from longing or pity.

Common Misspellings for YEARN

Below is the list of 249 misspellings for the word "yearn".

Usage Examples for YEARN

  1. With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there, And you- O you, who the wildest yearn For the old- time step and the glad return Think of him faring on, as dear In the love of There as the love of Here; And loyal still, as he gave the blows Of his warrior- strength to his country's foes. - "See America First" by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. There are times, Mukarrab Khan continued, when I positively yearn for the so- called deprivation of Ramadan. - "The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
  3. I yearn for the bunk house. - "Lord Stranleigh Abroad" by Robert Barr
  4. Not only did he yearn; he confidently expected it. - "Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  5. He can strip you of all protection and thus expose you to all outrages, but if you are exposed to the weather, half clad and half sheltered, how yearn his tender bowels! - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society