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rueful

adjective
 
 
/ˈruːfəl/
showing slight sadness about something but not in a serious way: a rueful smile Sadness and regret
ruefully adverb
Translations of “rueful”
in Spanish afligido, apenado…
in French lugubre…
in German kläglich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懊悔的, 後悔的, 悔恨的…
in Russian печальный…
in Turkish pişman, pişmanlık duyan, nadim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懊悔的, 后悔的, 悔恨的…
in Polish żałosny…
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