causing sorrow or pity; pitiable; deplorable:
a rueful plight.
feeling, showing, or expressing sorrow or pity; mournful; doleful:
the rueful look on her face.
feeling or expressing sorrow or repentance: a rueful face
inspiring sorrow or pity
noun 1. the plant family Rutaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having simple or compound aromatic leaves, fragrant flowers, and fruit in a variety of forms, and including the citruses, the gas plant, Hercules’-club, and rue.
elevation, probably the same as Arumah (Judg. 9:41; 2 Kings 23:36), near Shechem. Others identify it with Tell Rumeh, in Galilee, about 6 miles north of Nazareth.
plural noun, Hawaiian Cookery. 1. bite-size appetizers, as chicken livers and water chestnuts wrapped in bacon and broiled.
noun 1. Romania. noun 1. a variant of Romania