reuful

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From rewe +‎ -ful.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reuful (plural and weak singular *reufulle, comparative *reufuler, superlative *reufulest)

  1. sorrowful, distraught, rueful
  2. grieving, miserable, pitiable
  3. sad, pitiful, painful
  4. fearful; terrifying
Descendants[edit]
  • English: rueful
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