HyperDic: rueful

English > 1 sense of the word rueful:
ADJECTIVEallrueful, contrite, remorseful, ruthfulfeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins / sins or offenses
rueful > pronunciation
Soundsruw'fahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > rueful: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins / sins or offenses.
Synonymscontrite, remorseful, ruthful
Broaderpenitent, repentantFeeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
Spanisharrepentida, arrepentido, contrito
Catalancontrit
Nounsruefulnesssadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
Adverbsruefullyin a rueful manner

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