yearning
1. [ noun ] prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
Synonyms: longing
Related terms: desire nostalgia discontentment hankering wishfulness wistfulness pining ache
2. [ adjective ] full of longing or unfulfilled desire
Synonyms: wistful
Examples:

"those wistful little ads that the lovelorn place in the classifieds"

Related terms: sad
Similar spelling:   yearningly