Hope and Longing


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Hope noun – The general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled.
Longing is a synonym for hope in anticipation topic. In some cases you can use "Longing" instead a noun "Hope", when it comes to topics like belief, expectation, hunger.
Nearby Words: hopeless, hopeful, hopelessness, hoping, hopefulness
Synonyms for Hope


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Longing noun – A strong wish for something.
Hope is a synonym for longing in desire topic. You can use "Hope" instead a noun "Longing", if it concerns topics such as anticipation, expectation, hunger.
Nearby Words: longed, longingly
Synonyms for Longing

How words are described

desperate desperate hope desperate longing
apparent apparent hope apparent longing
sudden sudden hope sudden longing

Both words in one sentence

  • The lyrics, unlike most City And Colour songs, feels devoid of hope or even a sense of pained longing, and sounds almost like a Suicide Note.
  • Watching the Sunset Luke Skywalker watches the twin setting suns of Tatooine in A New Hope while the Force Leitmotif plays in the score, establishing Luke's longing to leave and do great things but being tied down by a sense of duty to his uncle.
  • Visual Novel / Super Dangan Ronpa 2 Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Hajime, whose self-hatred and longing to be "talented" was so strong that he willingly took part in a project to supresss his real identity and be rebuilt as the multi-talented "Super High-School Level Hope", Izuru Kamukura.
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Longing and Hope. (2016). Retrieved 2020, May 27, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/hope/longing
Hope & Longing. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 May. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/hope/longing>.
Longing or Hope. 2016. Accessed May 27, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/hope/longing.

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