museful

[ myooz-fuh l ]
/ ˈmyuz fəl /

adjective Archaic.

deeply thoughtful; pensive.

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Origin of museful

First recorded in 1610–20; muse + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM museful

muse·ful·ly, adverb
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