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wistful
used in Middlemarch

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showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • But just as he had tried opium, so his thought now began to turn upon gambling—not with appetite for its excitement, but with a sort of wistful inward gaze after that easy way of getting money, which implied no asking and brought no responsibility.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (33% in)

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