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adjective wistful pronunciation in American English /ˈwɪstfəl/
  1. slightly sad because you want to have or to do something
    a wistful expression/smile
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    1. a.
      used when you are thinking about something that made you happy in the past
      Miranda felt a wistful longing for the old days.

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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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