Longings in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Longings

plural of longing

Short Example Sentences for Longings

  • 1. The longings and dreamings of courtship are at an end. 🔊
  • 2. The unuttered longings of the years found language. 🔊
  • 3. Surely my longings had called them, and they came. 🔊
  • 4. Ida was faithful and true so long as it agreed with the longings of her heart. 🔊
  • 5. There is no need of looking for unaccountable voids, longings and the like. 🔊
  • 6. But for all his longings the silent river gave back neither sight nor sound. 🔊
  • 7. Of desires that die not, of longings that are immortal, of love enthroned. 🔊
  • 8. My heart almost died within me; miserable longings strained its cords. 🔊
  • 9. The impulses and longings of a maiden's heart were stirring within her. 🔊
  • 10. One was afraid of awakening old longings and recalling that man's influence. 🔊
  • 11. Love paints his longings in sweet virgins' eyes: Rise, youths! 🔊

How to use Longings in Sentences?

  • 1. And has not the soul too its longings at times for a dressing-gown and slippers? 🔊
  • 2. Do our hearts ever ache over our own troubles as they do over the longings of our little ones? 🔊
  • 3. All peoples have their longings for these possessions, which are their vision of a greater self. 🔊
  • 4. Ah, the myriads of longings that pass without fruition, and the turf grows over them! 🔊
  • 5. Are all my hopes and longings to enjoy him, After this 3 years travel, come to this? 🔊
  • 6. But if in your heart you bear such earthly longings will you be strong enough for such a sacred calling? 🔊
  • 7. He felt that it was no vague desires and indefinite longings to which he was giving expression in order to relieve his feelings. 🔊
  • 8. Young girls hear so much about the pains of childbirth that this fear overshadows the natural longings for motherhood. 🔊
  • 9. If our thoughts and longings are bounded by this little span of life, then there is no balance-sheet for mortality. 🔊
  • 10. Where had she been all these long, weary months? and had any of their heart-aches and longings reached her? 🔊
  • 11. It seemed to him that this was the right thing to do, and the new thoughts and longings became more brave and healthy for the effort. 🔊
  • 12. It is her sister who sits and sews who has time and inclination for indulging in morbid longings and who becomes the victim of pernicious habits. 🔊
  • 13. Evidently the wedding preparations had stirred longings in more hearts than Philip's. 🔊
  • 14. Without heeding the furious looks of the husbands, they bandied from one to another the sentiments and longings inspired by so many beauties. 🔊
  • 15. Yes, he could not deny that a woman had cleared his cloudy sky, and had aroused in him hopes and longings to which he had been a stranger. 🔊
  • 16. Their blue was a challenge to the skyey blue above; it pierced the sight, awaking new longings and strange memories. 🔊
  • 17. The hopelessness of the lonely, the mad longings of the parted, the storm of life, all seemed appeased. 🔊
  • 18. So, when the opportunity comes, and you seize it, you will not have to look back on years wasted in vain longings for the then unattainable. 🔊
  • 19. When we live a comfortable, civilized, highly complex life, our longings and desires are many and far-reaching. 🔊
  • 20. He fought grimly against the thought of Elsa; but he was not strong enough to vanquish the longings from his heart and mind. 🔊
  • 21. All the hopes and longings of the past belong to a time when I still remained slumbering to the real meaning of life. 🔊
  • 22. The longings of the human heart are unsatisfied, until the soul finds its home in God, its creator and preserver. 🔊
  • 23. But stronger and stronger grew the thought, even while these longings swept over her like great waves, that Nobili was unworthy of her. 🔊
  • 24. Is it not enough that for my sins, with tears, empty longings and repentance, I must wait for him through all the weary centuries? 🔊