Meaning of wishfulness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwɪʃfʊlnəs/ /ˈwɪʃf(ə)lnəs/


See wishful

  • ‘There's a sort of wistful wishfulness even to the union leaders arguing in favour of it.’
  • ‘Now, I wonder if this is plain wishfulness or actually a faulty media plan (one that a good media planner buying time for a package-goods client wouldn't make).’
  • ‘But such wishfulness seems to pay off at the box office and in the ratings.’
  • ‘He couldn't read it very well: it seemed to be a mixture of both understanding and wishfulness.’
  • ‘I suspect that the tag is ascribable to wishfulness on the part of the many journalists who live there.’



/ˈwɪʃfʊlnəs/ /ˈwɪʃf(ə)lnəs/