What is another word for wistfully?
[ wˈɪstfəlɪ], [ wˈɪstfəlɪ], [ w_ˈɪ_s_t_f_ə_l_ɪ]
Related words: wistfully thinking, wistfully create, wistfully dreaming, wistfully waiting, wistfully observing
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Synonyms for Wistfully:
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How to use "Wistfully" in context?
When we reminisce about happy moments or describe how things felt in the past, we often use the word 'wistfully.' It's another word for ' nostalgically,' and means feeling regret or longing for a time when things were different.
The word 'wistful' comes from the Old English word wist, meaning to regret or long for something that is no longer available. The Oxford English Dictionary notes that the word first appeared around 975 and was originally used to describe the feeling of being irked or angry because something was missed or not enjoyed.
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