longing noun

ADJ. deep, desperate, great, intense, overwhelming, passionate, terrible, wild She had a desperate longing to go back. | sudden | hopeless | nostalgic, wistful a wistful longing for the past | physical, sexual

VERB + LONGING be filled with, be full of, feel, have He felt an overwhelming longing to hear her voice again.

PREP. ~ for his intense longing for privacy