Definition of yearningly:
- hopefully (part of speech: adverb)
- enviously (part of speech: adverb)
- longingly (part of speech: adverb)
Mrs. Stringham, in the midnight conference, intimated rather yearningly that, however the event might have turned, the side of English life such experiences opened to Milly were just those she herself seemed " booked"- as they were all, roundabout her now, always saying- to miss: she had begun to have a little, for her fellow- observer, these moments of fanciful reaction- reaction in which she was once more all Susan Shepherd- against the high sphere of colder conventions into which her overwhelming connection with Maud Manningham had rapt her.- "The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2", Henry James.
- "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
As she looked up in pleased expectancy, he recognized the cause, and his sternness vanished instantly, as he said, " How fine we look to- night," and half sitting on the little foot- bench beside her, and half kneeling, he touched the soft lace, and gently kissed the withered cheek whose blood was still not so far from the surface but that it could return in answer to the caress, while she looked yearningly into the eyes that even now were hardly on a level with hers, as if searching for the cause of what might be troubling him.- "People of the Whirlpool", Mabel Osgood Wright.