Harp vs Longing - What's the difference?

harp | longing |


As a proper noun harp

is for a player of the harp.

As a verb longing is

.

As a noun longing is

an earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

harp

English

(wikipedia harp)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A musical instrument consisting of an upright frame strung with strings that are stroked or plucked with the fingers.
  • (label) A harmonica.
  • (label) A grain sieve.
  • Derived terms

    * harpist

    See also

    * lyre

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To repeatedly mention a subject.
  • (US)
    (UK)
  • (label) To play on (a harp or similar instrument)
  • (label) To play (a tune) on the harp.
  • (label) To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.
  • — Shakespeare.

    Synonyms

    * about *

    Anagrams

    * ----

    longing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.
  • The buying of a financial instrument with the expectation that its value will rise
  • Synonyms

    * yearning

    See also

    * desire * miss