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English Definitionto thirst for; to long for
Simplified Script渴望
Traditional ScriptSame
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Extremely desirous.
  2. Greatly desired.
  3. Wanted intensely.
(名) As a noun
  1. A strong restless desire.
  2. A feeling of craving something.
  3. Something that is desired.
  4. A vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune.
  5. A physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation.
(副) As an adverb
  1. Yearningly.
(动) As a verb
  1. Desire strongly or persistently.
  2. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present.
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