To better see all uses of the word
wistful
in
The Age of Innocence
please enable javascript.

wistful
Used In
The Age of Innocence
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He stood in the window, drumming against the raised sash, and feeling in every fibre the wistful tenderness with which she had spoken her cousin’s name.
  • He had, to be sure, other tastes and interests; he spent his vacations in European travel, cultivated the "clever people" May spoke of, and generally tried to "keep up," as he had somewhat wistfully put it to Madame Olenska.
  • And she twinkled a little wistfully at Archer.

  • There are no more uses of "wistful" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Sitting in her wheelchair, she looked wistfully at the dancers.
  • I could see them smiling wistfully at us.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading