hurting for (someone or something)

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hurting for (someone or something)

Strongly desiring someone or something. I was really hurting for my husband's companionship when he was deployed overseas.
See also: hurt

hurtin' for something

Rur. in need of something. I went to fetch a bottle of cough syrup. My sick child was hurtin' for it. Jim was hurting for a new set of tools.