简明英汉词典

yearn
[jE:n]
vi.
渴望, 想念, 怀念, 向往

美国传统词典[双解]

yearn
yearn
AHD:[y?rn]
D.J.[j*8n]
K.K.[j)n]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
yearnedyearn.ingyearns

(1)

To have a strong, often melancholy desire.
渴望:怀有强烈、经常是忧愁的愿望

(2)

To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
同情:深深地感到惋惜、同情或怜悯:
yearned over the poor child's fate.
深深地同情那些穷孩子的命运

语源

(1)

Middle English yernen
中古英语 yernen

(2)

from Old English geornan, giernan * see gher- 2
源自 古英语 geornan, giernan *参见 gher- 2

继承用法

yearner
n.(名词)

yearningly
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

yearnlongpinehankerhungerthirst

(2)

These verbs mean to have a strong desire for something.
这些动词表示对某事物怀有强烈的渴望。

(3)

Yearn and long both stress earnest, heartfelt, often melancholy desire, as for the return of something lost or the attainment of something unfulfilled or beyond reach:
Yearn 和long 都强调真诚的、衷心的、常为感伤的愿望, 如希望回复失去的事物或得到无法实现的、超出能力所及的事物:
“She yearned for reconciliation” (W.H. Hudson).
“她渴望和好” (W.H.哈德森)。
“You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find” (John Cheever).
“你并不是真正渴望另一个家园。你渴望的是你内心中没有或还未找到的东西” (约翰·奇弗)。

(4)

Pine implies a lingering, often nostalgic desire that saps strength or spirit:
Pine 表示消耗力量或精神的、留恋不舍且经常是怀旧的渴望:
“Like all sailors ashore, I at last pined for the billows” (Herman Melville).
“就象所有呆在岸上的水手,我最终还是念念不忘那滔天巨浪” (荷曼·麦尔维尔)。

(5)

Hanker refers to a persistent or restless desire:
Hanker 指的是一种持久或不停息的欲望:
“What business had he to be hankering after this girl at all!” (John Galsworthy).
“究竟有什么使得他整天思念这个姑娘!" (约翰·高尔斯华绥)。

(6)

Hunger and thirst are applied to compelling desire likened to the need for food or drink:
Hunger 和thirst 用于象需要食物或饮料一样的渴望:
The child hungered for approval.
孩子渴望赞同。
Actors thirst for acclaim.
演员渴望喝彩

现代英汉词典

yearn
[j\:n]
vi.
(常与for, after, to连用)盼望,渴望
to yearn for an end to the war
盼望战争结束
They yearned for his return.
他们盼望着他回来。
He yearned for home.
他想家。
He yearned to see his family again.
他渴望看到家里的人。

现代英汉综合大辞典

yearn
[jE:n]
vi.
[后常与for [after] sth.; to [towards] sb. 连用]

(1)

渴望, 思念, 留恋

(2)

怀念, 怜悯
yearn for rest
渴望休息
Her heart yearned for the starving children.
她可怜那些饥饿的孩子们。

词性变化

yearn
[jE:n]
n.
渴望, 怀念

继承用法

yearner
n.
yearnful

词性变化

yearn
[jE:n]
adj.

yearnfully
adv.

英文相关词典

yearn
crave    desire    hope for    long for    pine for    

美国传统词典

yearn
yearn
AHD:[y?rn]
D.J.[j*8n]
K.K.[j)n]
v.intr.
yearned, yearn.ing, yearns

(1)

To have a strong, often melancholy desire.

(2)

To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
yearned over the poor child's fate.

语源

(1)

Middle English yernen

(2)

from Old English geornan, giernan * see gher- 2

继承用法

yearner
n.

yearningly
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

yearn, long, pine, hanker, hunger, thirst

(2)

These verbs mean to have a strong desire for something.

(3)

Yearn and long both stress earnest, heartfelt, often melancholy desire, as for the return of something lost or the attainment of something unfulfilled or beyond reach:
“She yearned for reconciliation” (W.H. Hudson).
“You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find” (John Cheever).

(4)

Pine implies a lingering, often nostalgic desire that saps strength or spirit:
“Like all sailors ashore, I at last pined for the billows” (Herman Melville).

(5)

Hanker refers to a persistent or restless desire:
“What business had he to be hankering after this girl at all!” (John Galsworthy).

(6)

Hunger and thirst are applied to compelling desire likened to the need for food or drink:
The child hungered for approval.
Actors thirst for acclaim.

英汉航海大词典

yearn
n.想念

英汉化学大词典

yearn
vt.想念

英汉经贸大词典

yearn
n.想念

英汉计算机大词典

yearn
vt.想念

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