Definición de wistful en inglés:

wistful

Saltos de línea: wist|ful
Pronunciación: /ˈwɪs(t)fʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjetivo

Derivativos

wistfully

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These days we look back wistfully towards our lost youth.
  • He rustles through a newspaper, muttering disapproval, shaking his head and sighing wistfully about what might have been.
  • He just stands up there, waves wistfully and commands his flock to give ten percent of their wages and go out and help the people of the world.

wistfulness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My flirting with him represents some wistfulness, nostalgia and regret of those years past.
  • In contrast to the wistfulness associated with nostalgia, however, the feeling here was one of nervousness, and even desperation.
  • A seasonal wistfulness follows as I remember the faces and places of the Christmases of the past.

Origen

early 17th century: apparently from obsolete wistly 'intently', influenced by wishful.

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