noun see tristful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tristfulness — See tristfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • tristfulness — trist·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • tristfulness — noun see tristful …   Useful english dictionary

  • tristful — adjective Etymology: Middle English trist sad, from Anglo French triste Date: 15th century sad, melancholy • tristfully adverb • tristfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tristful — tristfully, adv. tristfulness, n. /trist feuhl/, adj. full of sadness; sorrowful. [1485 95; obs. trist sad, gloomy ( < OF triste < L tristis) + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • melancholia — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, abulia, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, alienation, anguish, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, bale, bitterness, bleeding heart, brain disease, broken heart, catatonic stupor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • melancholy — Synonyms and related words: absorption, abstraction, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, atrabiliar, atrabilious, bale, beetle browed, bitterness, black, black browed, blase, bleeding heart, blue, blues, boredness, boredom, bouderie,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pensiveness — Synonyms and related words: absorption, abstraction, brown study, castle building, close study, concentration, contemplativeness, daydreaming, deep thought, dreamery, dreamfulness, dreaminess, dreaming, dreamlikeness, engrossment, fantasying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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