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Dictionary entry overview: What does wistful mean?
• WISTFUL (adjective)
The adjective WISTFUL has 1 sense:
1. showing pensive sadness
Familiarity information: WISTFUL used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Showing pensive sadness
the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty
sad (experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness)
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