English to Filipino Meaning :: rueful

malungkot, nalulungkot, nakalulungkot, nakaaawa
Rueful :
nalulungkot
- nalulungkotruefulness
 

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Adjective(1) feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses

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(1) An older and rueful prime minister may reflect that some of the optimism felt on that spring day in 1997 is still around, and maybe he can take some credit for that.(2) She nodded and he turned to Holly with a rueful smile.(3) There is a rueful self-deprecation at play here, at odds with a quiet desperation.(4) When nothing happened, she turned, and gave a rueful little shrug.(5) A slow and rueful smile played on the old man's lips.(6) Then, pint in hand, I make my way over to Clem with a rueful grin, preparing to tell him about my encounter with Don and Len.(7) Yet, as he travels from airport to morgue, waiting room to railway carriage, these bland modern spaces seem to tease out of him at last a rueful sense of guilt and blame.(8) That conflict produces the rueful sense of disappointment that all of Ford's characters share, and that he illuminates so well.(9) The French referendum result should raise rueful smiles(10) She exhaled, letting a bit of the tension flow out of her, and gave me a rueful grin.(11) He was dignified and rueful , but it was hard to imagine that it had come as a dreadful personal blow.(12) He shook his head slowly, with a rueful smile on his face.(13) He looked up and found Alex staring at him, a strange, almost rueful grin on his face.(14) A rueful smile crosses Weir's face as he remembers such descriptions.(15) The island's startling natural beauty can be a rueful reminder of what once was, up and down the Caribbean archipelago.(16) She gave her a rueful grin and hurried out the front door, nearly slamming into Kyle.
Synonyms
Adjective
2. apologetic ::
humihingi ng tawad
3. sorry ::
nalulungkot
4. remorseful ::
nagsisisi nang taos
5. shamefaced ::
nahihiya
6. sheepish ::
torpe
7. abashed ::
napahiya at nalito
8. hangdog ::
susukut-sukot
9. contrite ::
nagsisisi
10. repentant ::
nagsisisi
11. penitent ::
nagsisisi
12. conscience-stricken ::
nagdamdam ang puso
13. sorrowful ::
nalulungkot
14. sad ::
malungkot
Antonyms
1. impenitent ::
walang pagsisisi
Different Forms
rueful, ruefulness
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