hurt for (someone or something)

hurt for (someone or something)

1. To feel a strong desire for someone or something. She hurt for the companionship of her husband when he was deployed overseas.
2. To feel sadness and/or empathy for someone. I hurt for those little children who just lost their parents in a car accident.
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hurt for someone/something

in. to long after someone or something; to need someone or something. I sure am hurting for a nice big steak.
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