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WISTFUL

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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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Meaning:

Showing pensive sadness

Synonyms:

wistful; pensive

Context example:

the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

Similar:

sad (experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness)


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