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Adjective
/ˈwistfəl/,
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Having or showing a feeling of vague or regretful longing,
  1. Having or showing a feeling of vague or regretful longing
    • - a wistful smile

  1. pensive: showing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty"
  2. (wistfully) in a wistful manner; "his sister would have looked beautiful in that dress, he thought wistfully, just like an angel"
  3. (wistfulness) a sadly pensive longing
  4. Melancholia (from Greek μελαγχολία - melancholia "sadness, lit. black bile"), also lugubriousness, from the Latin lugere, to mourn; moroseness, from the Latin morosus, self-willed, fastidious habit; wistfulness, from old English wist: intent, or saturnine, (see Saturn), in contemporary usage, is ...
  5. Wistful (foaled in 1946 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred filly racehorse. The daughter of Sun Again and granddaughter of Sun Teddy is best remembered for wins in the Kentucky Oaks, the Coaching Club American Oaks, the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. ...
  6. full of yearning or longing; sad and thoughtful
  7. (wistfulness) The state or characteristic of being wistful
  8. (wistfully) longingly; sadly remembering something nice
  9. (adj.) full of yearning; musingly sad (Since her pet rabbit died, Edda missed it terribly and was wistful all day long.)
  10. full of longing or unfulfilled desire