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wistful
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • He looked, wistfully, into their faces, one by one when they passed out, as though to see which way the greater number leant; but that was fruitless.
    Chapter 52 — Fagin's Last Night Alive (12% in)
  • The dog sat at the bedside: now eyeing his master with a wistful look, and now pricking his ears, and uttering a low growl as some noise in the street, or in the lower part of the house, attracted his attention.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (6% in)

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