tristful

[trist-fuh l]

adjective

full of sadness; sorrowful.

Nearby words

  1. tristan und isolde,
  2. tristate,
  3. triste,
  4. tristearin,
  5. tristeza,
  6. tristfully,
  7. tristich,
  8. tristichia,
  9. tristichous,
  10. tristimulus values

Origin of tristful

1485–95; obsolete trist sad, gloomy (< Old French triste < Latin tristis) + -ful

Related formstrist·ful·ly, adverbtrist·ful·ness, noun

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