Synonyms to rueful

affecting, afflictive, bitter, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, deplorable, depressing, depressive, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, distressful, distressing, disturbing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, emotive, grievous, heartrending, impressive, joyless, lamentable, mournful, moving, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, regrettable, sad, saddening, sharp, sore, sorrowful, touching, troubling, uncomfortable, woebegone, woeful, wretched, afflicted, abashed, agitated, agonized, bent, beset, boiled, bombed, boozy, bothered, canned, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, cockeyed, cockeyed drunk, confused, convulsed, crocked, crocko, crucified, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, elevated, embarrassed, fried, fuddled, half-seas over, harrowed, high, hung up, hurt, hurting, ill at ease, illuminated, in distress, in pain, lacerated, lit, lit up, loaded, lubricated, lushy, martyred, martyrized, miserable, mortified, muzzy, oiled, on the rack, organized, out of countenance, pained, perturbed, pickled, pie-eyed, p