from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Clouded with, or as with, mist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Clouded with, or as with, mist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Clouded or dimmed with or as if with mist.


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  • This blue and brilliant morning shows all those burning peaks alight, while here, shapeless, mistful, brood the shadowed towers.


  • Taste and smell give no evidence of their existence, the eyes become covered with a mistful veil and the ear ceases to execute its functions.

    The Physiology of Taste

  • i agree with mistful, horrible though this cartoon is, its nice like as bad as the real thing.

    Steve Bell on Rupert Murdoch and David Cameron


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