Wistful synonyms

wĭst'fəl

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Reminiscent of the speaker's childhood or younger years.
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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Feeling or showing a yearning
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The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy.
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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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Like something in a dream; not sharply defined; misty, vague, etc.
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Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion. Enervated.
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Looking thoughtful, especially from sadness.
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Allowing no hope; causing despair
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The definition of plaintive is something that is sad, mournful or expresses sorrow.
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Not suitable; inappropriate:
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Full of or expressing deep feeling; profoundly emotional.
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The definition of joyous is feelings of great happiness or delight.
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Characterized by good health and high spirits; full of life; uninhibited
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Meditative; thoughtful
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Filled with or deeply affected by woe.
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Pale, without redness or glare; said of a flame.
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The definition of depressed is someone in a sad or unhappy state, or something that has been pushed down.
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Desolate is defined as someone or something which is unhappy or bleak.
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Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
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Depressed; dejected
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(Of a person) Feeling despondent.
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Cloudy or overcast:
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Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
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Of or relating to melancholia.
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Sorrowful; gloomy.
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Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.
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Find another word for wistful. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wistful, like: nostalgic, sad, low, mournful, longing, melancholy, happy, languorous, dreamy, spiritless and pensive.