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wistful

wistful - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wistful

Definition
(adj) showing pensive sadness
Synonyms : pensive
Example Sentence
  • the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wistful

Wistful and Wishful...Wistful = Full of longing or unfulfilled desire. Wishful = Seeking advancement or recognition.
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by rizvi

wistful ~ wristful ..havent u ever longed to have ur wrist full of bangles?
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by wingdeng

Wistful : like full of waste; Becoming sad; while rememberring
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

He was holding his head resting on WRIST showing that he was wistful like THE THINKER by rodin . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker
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by userdce

too many wishes makes a person wistful
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by pragati_gupta

Wish Fool:He or she was foolish enough to made an impossible wish
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by itspossible

"Wasteful" - You become sad when you see how wasteful humans are.
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by anujpathania

wishful—a person is wishful, he wishes that he should have worked hard in the past.. so the meaning
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by nikhilparasher

with full - thinking about it sadly
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by sansecretcp

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