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wistful
used in O Pioneers!

4 uses
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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • "But, Alexandra," he said sadly and wistfully, "I've never been any real help to you, beyond sometimes trying to keep the boys in a good humor."
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (27% in)
  • Marie stood looking toward it wistfully, her hand on the lid of the churn, when she heard a sharp ring in the air, the merry sound of the whetstone on the scythe.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (17% in)
  • He slipped out under cover of "The Holy City," followed by Malvina's wistful eye, and went to the stable for his mare.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (70% in)
  • Alexandra looked after him wistfully.
    5.2 — Part 5 Chapter 2 (21% in)

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