French translation of 'wistful'
Example Sentences Including 'wistful'
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Mir looked wistful and was unusually quiet.KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
He looked so wistful as he went away, hearing the frolic and evidently having none of his own.Little Women (1869)
A wistful little architectural songwriting gem.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Conversations on a Homecoming is an achingly sad, wistful work about unfulfilled potential.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is also slightly wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's a beguiling and rather wistful little film that makes effective use of the mercurial light of the lagoon.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Now he makes me feel wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Pictures of long-dead lords and ladies who wanted to be remembered for wearing lots of silk and looking wistful next to a window.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She looks a bit wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There's a slightly wistful look.The Sun (2013)
But having been in the training squad until August, there is a slightly wistful air about him.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
For a moment he looks wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A great many of us don't feel wistful or rueful about our earlier physical selves.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But if you looked up, you would sometimes see her watching you with a shy, wistful smile.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I'm really a sad, wistful food fantasist.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They looked wistful and impressed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A robin cleared his throat and sang his wistful autumn song: summer is over; time to sing up and claim a winter territory.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He looks a touch wistful and I wonder if something else is bothering him?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It was the bright little face and wistful eyes that clinched it.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
No, not at all, he is quiet and rather wistful and likes a funny joke.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Only when talk turned to the Champions League did he look wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The result was this debut full of beautiful, wistful pop songs.The Sun (2008)
This autumn song is more subdued than the spring song, and sounds rather wistful, but in fact it is quite an aggressive performance.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This leads to misunderstandings and one too many lingering, wistful looks between the pair.The Sun (2013)
At this MPs looked quite wistful.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Most of us have an instinctive desire for goodness, but it is wistful and vague rather than sharp and intense.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: wistful ADJECTIVE
Someone who is wistful is rather sad because they want something and know that they cannot have it.
I can't help feeling slightly wistful about the perks I'm giving up.
Translation of wistful from the Collins English to French Dictionary