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ukkaṇṭhā

, f. [sa. utkaṇṭhā], l.a. longing, yearn-
ing;
b. homesickness; 2. dissatisfaction with monkhood,
longing for the world;
— ukkaṇṭhanaṁ ~ā, Sp-ṭ Be II
1960 65,17; — l.a. tāsaṁ . . . purisehi vinā ~ā (pl.)
ahesuṁ, Pv-a 152,28; Kesavassâpi Kappe diṭṭha-
matte yeva cetasiko rogo vūpasanto, ~ā paṭippas-
sambhi, Ja III 143,28 (Ee: ukkaṇṭhikā); b. itthiyā
tena amanussena saddhiṁ vasantiyā ~ā uppajji,
Pv-a 145,29; — 2. aratī ti adhikusalesu dhammesu
panta-senâsanesu ca ~ā, Ps I 160,14; cf. Th-a I 224,
29; gharâvāse ādīnavaṁ brahmacariya-vāse ānisaṁ-
saṁ ca dassetvā . . . ~aṁ vinodetuṁ asakkonto, Ps
III 248,1; sañjāta-saṁvego ~aṁ paṭivinodetvā, Pv-a
60,31; — °âkula-cittatā, f., confusion of mind due to
desire to revert to the world,
Ud-a 171,7; — °-noda-
kāraṇa
, n., means of chasing away depression, Mhv
LXVI 56; — °-bahula, mfn., utterly disgusted; nib-
bidā-bahulo ti ~o, Spk II 267,21 (v. l. ukkaṇṭhana-);
— °âbhibhūta, mfn., overwhelmed by longing to revert
to worldly life;
Pv-a 55,25.