wistful

Wistful vs Bittersweet - What's the difference?

wistful | bittersweet |


As adjectives the difference between wistful and bittersweet

is that wistful is full of yearning or longing while bittersweet is both bitter and sweet.

As a noun bittersweet is

a vine, of the genus , having small orange fruits that open to reveal red seeds.

Bitter vs Wistful - What's the difference?

bitter | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between bitter and wistful

is that bitter is having an acrid taste (usually from a basic substance) while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

As a noun bitter

is (usually in the plural bitters) a liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic.

As a verb bitter

is to make bitter.

Wistful vs Plaintive - What's the difference?

wistful | plaintive |


As adjectives the difference between wistful and plaintive

is that wistful is full of yearning or longing while plaintive is sounding sorrowful, mournful or melancholic.

Reflective vs Wistful - What's the difference?

reflective | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between reflective and wistful

is that reflective is something which reflects, or redirects back to the source while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Wistful vs Yielding - What's the difference?

wistful | yielding |


As adjectives the difference between wistful and yielding

is that wistful is full of yearning or longing while yielding is docile, or inclined to give way to pressure.

As a verb yielding is

.

As a noun yielding is

a concession.

Doleful vs Wistful - What's the difference?

doleful | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between doleful and wistful

is that doleful is filled with grief, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Gloomy vs Wistful - What's the difference?

gloomy | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between gloomy and wistful

is that gloomy is imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Indignant vs Wistful - What's the difference?

indignant | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between indignant and wistful

is that indignant is showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Pragmatic vs Wistful - What's the difference?

pragmatic | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between pragmatic and wistful

is that pragmatic is practical, concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice, not just theory while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Wistful vs Reminiscent - What's the difference?

wistful | reminiscent |


As adjectives the difference between wistful and reminiscent

is that wistful is full of yearning or longing while reminiscent is of, or relating to reminiscence.

As a noun reminiscent is

one who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.

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