German translation of 'rueful'
Example Sentences Including 'rueful'
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He can still sing, but he now misses notes like older people miss buses, and looks rueful when they pass him by.The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
They had not gone far before they saw a cat sitting in the middle of the road and making a most rueful face.Fairy Tales (1812)
He looks rueful, just for a instant.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He allowed himself a rueful smile.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Just rueful reflection on the one that got away.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A small, weary, rueful smile.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He allows himself only a rueful laugh.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. rueful is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: rueful ADJECTIVE
If someone is rueful, they feel or express regret or sorrow in a quiet and gentle way.
He shook his head and gave me a rueful smile.
Translation of rueful from the Collins English to German Dictionary