Wistful

Definition of Wistful

Wist´ful
a.1.
1.Longing; wishful; desirous.
Lifting up one of my sashes, I cast many a wistful, melancholy look towards the sea.
- Swift.
2.Full of thought; eagerly attentive; meditative; musing; pensive; contemplative.
That he who there at such an hour hath been,
Will wistful linger on that hallowed spot.
- Byron.

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