OTHER WORDS FROM wistfullyun·wist·ful·ly, adverb
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To find out, you’ll have to read this beautiful, aching, and honest portrayal of a skier wistfully longing for something she gave up and an industry that seems to be devouring its own soul.‘Powder Days’ Is an Honest Look at Whether It’s Still Possible to Be a Ski Bum|lwhelan|November 12, 2021|Outside Online
From our vantage in 2021, it’s hard to conceive of just precisely what to feel optimistic about, much less what we will one day look back upon wistfully.Saint Etienne looks to the past but limits the nostalgia|Andy Beta|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
This was no Dream Team or Redeem Team or any other collection of superstars who will be wistfully remembered in books or documentaries three decades from now.This Was No Team USA Men's Basketball Dream Team. But In Tokyo, It Demands Our Respect|Sean Gregory/Tokyo|August 7, 2021|Time
“We’d certainly be open to a transfer,” he said wistfully, “if that’s ever in the cards.”Judy Garland’s long-lost ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress turns up at Catholic University|Paul M. Duggan|July 8, 2021|Washington Post
He’s intercut with shots of Jungkook glancing wistfully outside his window, as they both reminisce about how “one day the world stopped.”BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
“It was a magical feeling, leaving daylight to sneak into a theater,” he says wistfully.
“My heart wants to vote yes,” Barclay said, shaking his head wistfully.
“I look back wistfully at the Cold War,” Inhofe said Thursday at a breakfast meeting with reporters.
Years later, John Lewis recalled to me wistfully: “There was so much optimism, so much hope.”“So Much Hope”: A Reporter Remembers the March on Washington|Hedrick Smith|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Throughout, these weighty matters are examined candidly and wistfully, with the wisdom that only age and inwardness can bring.
She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Rosemary flitted about like a will o' the wisp, and finally went to the window, where she stood looking wistfully out.
He understood, and would obey; but his eyes followed her wistfully till she disappeared from sight.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He glanced rather wistfully in a puzzled way at the lovely little face framed with blowing golden hair.
"I tell you," he said, and turned his head to look wistfully up at the eastern coulée-rim, all tinted with the blazing sunset.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair