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wistful
used in A White Heron

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Definition
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
  • She had always believed that whoever climbed to the top of it could see the ocean; and the little girl had often laid her hand on the great rough trunk and looked up wistfully at those dark boughs that the wind always stirred, no matter how hot and still the air might be below.
    Part 2 (7% in)
wistfully = with longing or unfulfilled desire
  • She thought often with wistful compassion of a wretched geranium that belonged to a town neighbor.
    Part 1 (19% in)

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