Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 3/26/14 Wistful

Wistful (adjective)
wist·ful [wist-fuhl]


adjective
1. characterized by melancholy; longing; yearning.
2. pensive, especially in a melancholy way.

Synonyms
2. reflective, musing, meditative, forlorn.

Origin: 1605–15; obsolete wist quiet, silent, attentive (variant of whist2 ) + -ful

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