Definition of Rue

  • (n.) A perennial suffrutescent plant (Ruta graveolens), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine.
  • (n.) Fig.: Bitterness; disappointment; grief; regret.
  • (v. t.) To lament; to regret extremely; to grieve for or over.
  • (v. t.) To cause to grieve; to afflict.
  • (v. t.) To repent of, and withdraw from, as a bargain; to get released from.
  • (v. i.) To have compassion.
  • (v. i.) To feel sorrow and regret; to repent.
  • (v. t.) Sorrow; repetance.

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