(?), a. [Cf. Wistful.] 1. Having desire, or ardent desire; longing.
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2. Showing desire; as, wishful eyes.
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From Scotland am I stolen, even of pure love
To greet mine own land with my wishful sight.
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3. Desirable; exciting wishes. [R.] Chapman.
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-- Wish"ful*ly, adv. -- Wish"ful*ness, n.
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