Longing vs Penchant - What's the difference?

longing | penchant |


As nouns the difference between longing and penchant

is that longing is an earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire while penchant is taste, liking, or inclination (for).

As a verb longing

is .

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

    penchant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • taste, liking, or inclination (for)
  • He has a penchant for fine wine.

    Synonyms

    * desire