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Webster 1913 Edition


Pining

Pin′ing

,
Adj.
1.
Languishing; drooping; wasting away, as with longing.
2.
Wasting; consuming.
“The pining malady of France.”
Shak.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pining

PI'NING

,
ppr.
Languishing; wasting away.

Definition 2022


pining

pining

See also: píning

English

Verb

pining

  1. present participle of pine

Noun

pining (plural pinings)

  1. The act of one who pines.
    • Ann Radcliffe
      the sullen pinings of discontent