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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.

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

Wistful : like full of waste; Becoming sad; while rememberring

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

too many wishes makes a person wistful

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

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

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

with full - thinking about it sadly

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