Definition of wistful


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • wistful is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • wistful is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 15 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of wistful

  • showing pensive sadness (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

    Synonyms

    1. pensive

See definition of wistful in Merriam Webster