Synonyms
Etymology

1. ruefully

adverb. ['ˈruːfəli'] in a rueful manner.

Synonyms

  • remorsefully

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rueful (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Ruefully

  • abnormally
  • abysmally
  • accidentally
  • accidentally
  • actually
  • actually
  • additionally
  • additionally
  • agriculturally
  • agriculturally
  • anecdotally
  • anecdotally
  • angrily
  • annually
  • arbitrarily
  • architecturally
  • architecturally
  • artfully
  • artificially
  • awfully

Example sentences of the word ruefully


1. Adverb
“I may have gained even more weight, but I stopped getting on the scale after that,” she recalls ruefully.

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