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RUEFUL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rueful mean? 

RUEFUL (adjective)
  The adjective RUEFUL has 1 sense:

1. feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

  Familiarity information: RUEFUL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RUEFUL (adjective)


Sense 1rueful [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

Synonyms:

contrite; remorseful; rueful; ruthful

Similar:

penitent; repentant (feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds)


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