Woe-is-me meaning

Used to show that the speaker feels distress or misery; often used humorously.

Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar! Psalms 120:5

Woe is me, I have eaten your bagel.

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Origin of woe-is-me

  • First found in the King James translation of the Old Testament.

    From Wiktionary