ruth

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noun \ ˈrüth \

Definition of ruth

1 :compassion for the misery of another
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


Ruth

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noun \ ˈrüth \

Definition of Ruth

1 :a Moabite woman who accompanied Naomi to Bethlehem and became the ancestress of David
2 :a short narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of ruth

Hebrew Rūth


Ruth

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biographical name \ ˈrüth \

Definition of Ruth

George Herman 1895–1948 Babe Ruth or the Babe American baseball player

Ruthian

play \ˈrü-thē-ən\ adjective

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