I feel very wistful whenever I visit my mothers grave.
by LizBiz2106 December 8, 2017
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To screw up a very simple task. Or to show complete incompetance in most endeavors.
All that Ray has to do was back the truck in but he will wiste it.
by tomtheduff December 6, 2011
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A longing look into the distance, the key is to make it look like you naturally looking out at your loved one leaving for war, or in deep thought with a touch of happiness and a touch of sorrow.
"OMG BABEEEEEEEEEE! all those photos we took last night are so wistful we look great!"

"Get your Whist on babe and look wistful with me."

"Denyse doesn't even know what wistful means so we should show her *looks out into the distance like Mo-del Cheerleader"

" DON'T LOOK AT THE CAMERA!! you are so wistful"
by Tyco313 November 19, 2018
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The desire for a thing or situation which is very unrealistic but persists as a desireable alternative to reality. Its accumulation in the psyche leads to the state of being wistful. In large enough amounts wist can even lead to cognitive dissonance and melancholy.
Abandoning pursuit of her childish dreams for a life of safe pragmatism, she was overcome by wist.
by vesper September 23, 2013
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It’s exactly like the word wait, but spelled differently because some people have issues with proper spelling.
WIST! I have an idea!!” “WIST isn’t a word” ........ “I’llput it in the goddamn Urban Dictionary”
by NotTheGhostKing June 10, 2021
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That point along the road to inebriated where you start to think about things that bum you out, people you miss, and how you wish the situation you were drinking in was more enjoyable.
(At the bar)

Jim: Hey Paul, what's wrong with Doug over there? He doesn't look too good.
Paul: Nah, he's fine. He's just "wistful drinking".
by THEGRABEROBBER April 29, 2013
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An insincere, sad attempt at smiling
An incredulous expression is less wistful than a wasted wistful wishful smile reposite.
by Hercolena Oliver May 28, 2010
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