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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing pensive sadness.

Usage examples (38)
  • The sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty
  • She glanced out the window, her expression wistful.
  • It made me want to hold on tight to things and to people… His words trailed off, his expression wistful.
  • The younger man watched the First Officer leave, his expression wistful, before turning back to the others. for more
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