Definition of Ruthful

1. Adjective. Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses.

Exact synonyms: Contrite, Remorseful, Rueful
Similar to: Penitent, Repentant
Derivative terms: Contriteness, Ruefulness, Ruthfulness



Definition of Ruthful

1. a. Full of ruth

Definition of Ruthful

1. Adjective. Full of sorrow; sorrowful; woeful; rueful. ¹

2. Adjective. Causing pity; piteous. ¹

3. Adjective. Full of ruth or pity; merciful; compassionate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruthful

1. full of compassion [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruthful

ruthenio-
ruthenious
rutheniridosmine
ruthenium
ruthenium compounds
ruthenium radioisotopes
ruthenium red
rutheniums
ruthenocuprate
ruthenocuprates
rutherford
rutherfordine
rutherfordium
rutherfordiums
rutherfords
ruthful (current term)
ruthfully
ruthfulness
ruthfulnesses
ruthless
ruthlessly
ruthlessness
ruthlessnesses
ruths
rutic
rutic acid
rutidosis
rutilant
rutilate
rutilated

Literary usage of Ruthful

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1. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English by John Walker (1823)
"Rusticity, rSs-t!s'e-te. s. simplicity, rudeness; country [rural appearance of the country [rattle a cart-wheel Ruth, rSA/A. *. pity, tenderness ruthful, ..."

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