compassionate or sorrowful.
causing or apt to cause sorrow or pity.
feeling remorse or self-reproach.
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abject, affecting, afflicted, base, beggarly, cheerless, comfortless, commiserative, compassionate, contemptible, deplorable, despicable, dismal, distressed, distressing, grievous, heartbreaking, heartrending, inadequate, insignificant
- rutherford scattering,
- rutherford, ernest,
- rutherford, joseph franklin,
Origin of ruthful
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Examples from the Web for ruthful
Jones stood close at my elbow, with a face as festive now as it was ruthful not long before.
archaic full of or causing sorrow or pity
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