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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a feeling of deep longing;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pine \Pine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pined; p. pr. & vb. n. Pining.] [AS. p[imac]nan to torment, fr. p[imac]n torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.] 1. To inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Shak. [1913 Webster] That people that pyned him to death. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] One is pined in prison, another tortured on the rack. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. To grieve or mourn for. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pining \Pin"ing\, a. 1. Languishing; drooping; wasting away, as with longing. [1913 Webster] 2. Wasting; consuming. "The pining malady of France." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pining n 1: a feeling of deep longing
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "pining": Heimweh, aching, agony, anguish, bowed-down, care, carking care, cast down, coming apart, cracking, crumbling, dashed, decadent, declining, degenerate, dejected, depressed, desiderium, despairing, despondent, desponding, deteriorating, discouraged, disheartened, disintegrating, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, draining, drooping, droopy, dwindling, ebbing, effete, fading, failing, falling, feeling low, flagging, fragmenting, going to pieces, grief, hankering, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, heartless, homesick, homesickness, honing, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, lamentation, languishing, languishment, longing, low, low-spirited, mal du pays, maladie du pays, marcescent, misery, nostalgia, nostalgic, nostomania, pessimistic, prostration, regressive, retrograde, retrogressive, shriveling, sinking, sliding, slipping, slumping, sorrow, sorrowing, spiritless, subdued, subsiding, suicidal, tabetic, waning, wasting, weary of life, wilting, wishful, wistful, withering, woe, woebegone, world-weary, worsening, yearnful, yearning, yen