n.1.(Bot.) A perennial suffrutescent plant (Ruta graveolens), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine.
2.Fig.: Bitterness; disappointment; grief; regret.
Goat's rue
See under Goat.
Rue anemone
a pretty springtime flower (Thalictrum anemonides) common in the United States.
Wall rue
a little fern (Asplenium Ruta-muraria) common on walls in Europe.
v. t.1.To lament; to regret extremely; to grieve for or over.
[imp. & p. p. Rued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruing.]
I wept to see, and rued it from my heart.
- Chapmen.
2.To cause to grieve; to afflict.
3.To repent of, and withdraw from, as a bargain; to get released from.
v. i.1.To have compassion.
God so wisly [i. e., truly] on my soul rue.
- Chaucer.
Which stirred men's hearts to rue upon them.
- Ridley.
2.To feel sorrow and regret; to repent.
Work by counsel and thou shalt not rue.
- Chaucer.
Old year, we'll dearly rue for you.
- Tennyson.
n.1.Sorrow; repetance.
Noun1.Ruerue - European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
2.rue - leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
3.Ruerue - sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
4.rue - (French) a street or road in France
Verb1.rue - feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
Synonyms: regret, repent
affliction, anguish, be sorry for, bemoan, bewail, care, commiseration, compassion, compunction, contriteness, contrition, dole, grief, heartache, heartbreak, penance, penitently, remorse, remorsefulness, repent, repentance, rue the day, ruth, sympathy, woe
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-- Rue --
rue anemone
rue family
Ruell bone
ruffed grouse
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