The entire point of this post wasn't to engage in wistful remembrances.
If you ask about her previous boyfriend and she gets a small, wistful smile on her face, change the subject.
Christian's eyebrows rose good-naturedly and his bow shaped mouth formed a wistful smile.
Director Bob Baker seems to have an innate understanding of the Coward paradox, that wistful vitriol.
This part of the song comes out as something of a wistful ballad, but more interesting than most.
He held in a wistful sigh and smiled warmly when her eyes flicked up in the mirror, meeting his.
What distinguishes Harcourt from his contemporaries is the way he laces his stories with wistful charm and surreal humour.
It has a wistful quality, a longing for a world gone never to return, which an author of Sampson's vintage can and should be excused.
There was a wistful , daydreaming quality to Pete's voice that lulled me almost to sleep as we rode.
And so, against all the odds, and all the elements, Powell got to make his wistful and impassioned film.