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Synonyms for wistful

Synonyms for (adjective) wistful

Synonyms: pensive, wistful Definition: showing pensive sadness Usage: the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

Similar words: sad Definition: experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness Usage: feeling sad because his dog had died; Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad- Christina Rossetti