Definition of Mistful

1. a. Clouded with, or as with, mist.



Definition of Mistful

1. Adjective. Clouded with, or as with, mist. ¹

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Definition of Mistful

1. full of mist [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistful

mistended
mistending
mistends
mister
mistered
misteries
mistering
misterm
mistermed
misterming
misterms
misters
mistery
misteuk
mistflower
mistful (current term)
misthink
misthinking
misthinks
misthought
misthoughts
misthrew
misthrow
misthrowing
misthrown
misthrows
mistico
misticos
mistide
mistided

Literary usage of Mistful

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1. A dictionary of the Spanish and English languages, orig. compiled by Neuman by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marc' Antonio Baretti (1862)
"Overcast, clouded, covered with gloom, dim, as if in a mist, mistful. '2. (Speaking of colours) Somewhat more obscure than the rest. ..."

2. The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of by William Shakespeare (1807)
"compassion quell'd 5 With mistful eyes,'] The ... The poet must have wrote—mistful: ie just ready to overrun with tears. ..."

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