Definition for Pine (-s)

pine (-s), v. [OE pínian < L. pœna, punishment, pain.] (webplay: lean, mind).

  1. Languish; decline; degenerate; deteriorate; dwindle; fade; starve; gradually expire; slowly perish; become feeble; waste away.
  2. Phrase “pine for”: miss; desire; long for; yearn for; feel homesick for; suffer emotionally from the lack of.

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