Rue


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Rue

  • (verb) bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen) and wish it undone. “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer”
  • (noun) repentance; regret. “with rue my heart is laden”
  • (noun) compassion; pity. “tears of pitying rue”
  • (noun) a perennial evergreen shrub with bitter strong-scented lobed leaves which are used in herbal medicine.

Rue meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अफसोस करना, रंज, विलाप कर, ब्राह्मी, पछताना, शोक करना

Rue origin

  • Old English hrēow ‘repentance’, hrēowan ‘affect with contrition’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch rouw‘mourning’ and German Reue ‘remorse’.
  • Middle English: from Old French, via Latin from Greek rhutē .

Rue in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Article 370 abrogation downgrades Jammu’s status, rue locals, BSF soldiers on a boat patrol the Chenab river on the eve of Independence Day along the India Pakistan border in Akhnoor about 55 km from …
  • Kohli hits classy century as India down West Indies, As commanding as his innings was though, the hosts were left to rue a straightforward opportunity missed by wicketkeeper Shai Hope off …
  • View: Ambani cutting Reliance debt is bad omen for India’s economy, Above all, what will Reliance’s deleveraging mean for India? … Banks, however, will rue the end of his debt-fueled expansion if loan …
  • We are ‘misplaced’ since 1947, say PoK displaced, … migrated to India from the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) during partition, are still “misplaced” even after 72 years of exile, rue refugees.
  • Former army officers rue ‘lack of facilities’, Talking about Armed Forces Flag Day, Singh said funds were collected from people for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel on …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Rue 

  • rue sounds similar to ruin…when you ruin your life you LAMENT and REGRET it
  • sounds like ro(weep)…so mourn

Rue pronunciation



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