Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
  • noun An obsolete form of trustand tryst.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb obsolete To trust.
  • adjective obsolete Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
  • noun obsolete Trust.
  • noun obsolete A post, or station, in hunting.
  • noun obsolete A secret meeting, or the place of such meeting; a tryst. See Tryst.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Trust, faith.
  • verb obsolete To trust, have faith in.
  • noun obsolete A set station in hunting.
  • adjective obsolete sad; sorrowful; gloomy

Etymologies

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Apparently related to trust.

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From Old French triste. Compare tryst.

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French triste ("sad").

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  • In addtion, trist is a noun meaning sadness, sorrow, affliction (Oxford English Dictionary).

    October 10, 2011