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Definition of the noun wishing
What does wishing mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wishings
- a specific feeling of desire
- "Wishing" is the second solo album from actress-singer Martine McCutcheon released in 2000. It reached a chart position of number 25 in the UK.
- genre: Pop music
- released in (15 years ago)
- "Wishing" is a compilation album by new wave band A Flock of Seagulls, released in 1996.
- genre: New Wave
- released in (19 years ago)
- "Wishing" is a composition, cataloged instance.
- music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne
- "Wishing" is a musical album of Vera Lynn.
Phrases with Wishing
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wishing
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Wisdom of Gabriel (2014)
by Lisa Hodgson
Wishing is the epitome of positive thinking and optimism. It is how We want you to live you lives. Wishing means knowing there is a time to come. This time to come is the future. Knowing this time to come means anything could happen yet you ...
Essays on Definition (2000)
by Juan C. Sager
' wishing is a conation after the good';,
in relation to an Idea: thus absolute desire is for the absolutely pleasant, and absolute wishing is the absolutely good; they ...
Wishing is a specifically human phenomenon since animals cannot form images for themselves. Wishing is a very important source of motivation, ...
'wishing is a conation after the good';, ...
by Paula J. Schwanenflugel
One reason for the hypothesis that this definition will not differentiate from general wishing is that the notion of making wishes is a very salient one for youngsters, and the additional information in the definition is not strong enough to lead them ...
Pastoral Care in Hospitals (2005)
by Neville A Kirkwood
Wishing is a passive emotion and not hope. Hope, they say, “is a goal-directed vision that enables one to live effectively in the present and move trustingly toward future possibilities.”5 Hope for a physical restoration that has become unrealistic ...
Live Like You Matter by Lisa Toney
Wishing is the stuff of songs and fairy tales. Achieving goals, however, takes work . Wishes involve chance; goals involve change. Every year you have a birthday. Sometimes it is a great excuse to have a party, bring out the cake loaded with ...
But Facts Exist (1998)
An Enquiry Into Psychoanalytic Theorizing by Thomas Freeman
Wishing is a reaction to unpleasure—that is to say, a wish consists of the revival of the experience of a past satisfaction in circumstances of the build-up of unpleasure. The psychical fulfilment of a wish in dreams and psychoses is thus the ...
by Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner
wishing The verbal expression of a wish. Wishing is sometimes singled out in grammatical description because the ...
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- Wishing Wall with audio explanation
This video has audio explanation of the artwork: Wishing wall by Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet. The artwork was part DevArt commission by Google and ...
- [Paradise Thaisub] Karaoke & Meaning Wonder Girls - Wishing On A Star [WGParadisiac]
- India 360: BJP Asks Explanation From Ministers For Wishing Sanjay Joshi
According to reports, the decision to wish Sanjay Joshi on his birthday, has landed three of Modi's ministers in trouble. Here's a full report. Follow us: YouTube: ...
- "Wishing Won't Work" by Jargon: "FREE WRITE & METAMORPHOSIS"
- Wishing for an explanation for the unexplainable.
- Still wishing for more AFTER his birthday!!!! True meaning of a year long bday! Lol January baby!
- Various language wishing to Mr Chew Song Kong's birthday - 28th Aug 2013
- ESL Mo Wishing 3
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Quotes about Wishing
Scrabble value of W4I1S1H4I1N1G2
The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine