Rueful

Definition of Rueful

Rue´ful
a.1.Causing one to rue or lament; woeful; mournful; sorrowful.
2.Expressing sorrow.
Two rueful figures, with long black cloaks.
- Sir W. Scott.

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addicted, affecting, afflictive, aggrieved, anguished, ashamed, bitter, bleak, careworn, cheerless, comfortless, conscience-smitten, conscience-stricken, deplorable, depressed, depressing, depressive, despairing, despondent, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, distressful, distressing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, dumb with grief, full of remorse, grief-stricken, griefful, grieved, grievous, hopeless, in grief, joyless, lamentable, lugubrious, miserable, mournful, moving, oppressed, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, plaintive, plangent, plunged in grief, poignant, poor, regretful, regrettable, remorseful, repining, ruthful, sad, saddening, self-accusing, self-condemning, self-convicting, self-debasing, self-flagellating, self-humiliating, self-punishing, self-reproaching, shamefaced, shamefast, shameful, sharp, sore, sorrowed, sorrowful, sorrowing, sorry, tearful, touching, uncomfortable, unhappy about, wistful, woebegone, woeful, wretched
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