wistful

Wistful vs Ennui - What's the difference?

wistful | ennui |


As a adjective wistful

is full of yearning or longing.

As a noun ennui is

a gripping listlessness or melancholia caused by boredom; depression.

Wistful vs Poignant - What's the difference?

wistful | poignant |


As adjectives the difference between wistful and poignant

is that wistful is full of yearning or longing while poignant is (obsolete|of a weapon etc) sharp-pointed; keen.

Nostalgia vs Wistful - What's the difference?

nostalgia | wistful |


As a noun nostalgia

is a longing for home or familiar surroundings; homesickness.

As a adjective wistful is

full of yearning or longing.

Thoughtful vs Wistful - What's the difference?

thoughtful | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between thoughtful and wistful

is that thoughtful is demonstrating thought or careful consideration while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Longing vs Wistful - What's the difference?

longing | wistful |


As a verb longing

is .

As a noun longing

is an earnest and deep, not greatly passionate, but rather melancholic desire.

As a adjective wistful is

full of yearning or longing.

Sad vs Wistful - What's the difference?

sad | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between sad and wistful

is that sad is (label) sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

Wistful vs Yearning - What's the difference?

wistful | yearning |


As a adjective wistful

is full of yearning or longing.

As a noun yearning is

a wistful or melancholy longing.

As a verb yearning is

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