ruthful

ruthful

[rooth-fuhl]
adjective
1.
compassionate or sorrowful.
2.
causing or apt to cause sorrow or pity.
3.
feeling remorse or self-reproach.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see ruth, -ful

ruthfully, adverb
ruthfulness, noun
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ruthful (ˈruːθfʊl)
 
adj
archaic full of or causing sorrow or pity
 
'ruthfully
 
adv
 
'ruthfulness
 
n

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