Origin of rue1
OTHER WORDS FROM rueruer, nounun·rued, adjective
Other definitions for rue (2 of 2)
Origin of rue2
How to use rue in a sentence
Some have rued the loss of influence from having one fewer seat.
They rode their luck against England and rued it against Slovenia.
And her voice sounded strange and unkent to her in that solitude, and she rued it that she had spoken.The Water of the Wondrous Isles|William Morris
Robert heartily rued his abruptness, as the poor young wife sank back in a deadly swoon.Hopes and Fears|Charlotte M. Yonge
No, he would only have good silver dollars; and sadly he rued his want of good-nature.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
Out of one of the huts, again bound hand and foot, Mr. Rued was being carried by six stalwarts.
Zip—the liana was cut with a big jackknife, and the widow, gurgling and choking, was bending over the luckless Mr. Rued.