: sad, mournful
also : wistful

Word History


French, from Old French, from Latin tristis

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triste was in 1756

Dictionary Entries Near triste

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“Triste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triste. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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