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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 

WISTFUL (adjective)

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Showing pensive sadness


wistful; pensive

Context example:

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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