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rueful

adjective

Definition of RUEFUL

2
feeling sorrow for a wrong that one has done <a rueful youth who had come to ask for forgiveness for online bullying>
3
deserving of one's pity <the rueful, desperate poverty of people in parts of the Third World>
Near Antonyms unimpressive, uninspiring

March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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