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ruth

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noun \ˈrüth\

Definition of ruth

  1. 1 :  compassion for the misery of another

  2. 2 :  sorrow for one's own faults :  remorse



Examples of ruth in a sentence

  1. <listening to your flippant comments about the homeless, I wonder if you have any ruth>



Origin and Etymology of ruth

Middle English ruthe, from ruen to rue


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with ruth


Ruth

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noun \ˈrüth\

Definition of Ruth

  1. 1 :  a Moabite woman who accompanied Naomi to Bethlehem and became the ancestress of David

  2. 2 :  a short narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures — see bible table



Origin and Etymology of ruth

Hebrew Rūth


First Known Use: 14th century


Ruth

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biographical name \ˈrüth\

Definition of Ruth

  1. George Herman 1895–1948 Babe Ruth or the Babe Am. baseball player

Ruthian

play \ˈrü-thē-ən\ adjective



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