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wistful
used in My Antonia

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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • She'll see lots of strangers,' Lena added wistfully.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (18% in)
  • Anna spoke wistfully.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (79% in)

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