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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment.

Usage examples (40)
  • Adjective : a rueful plight. ,the rueful look on her face
  • She tried to keep the ruefulness out of her voice.
  • He owned the lure, at last, with a bitter ruefulness.
  • POUL ANDERSON In Kenmuir, chagrin faded to ruefulness. for more
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