Woeful meaning

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Full of woe; sad; mournful.
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The definition of woeful is something really bad or pathetic, or something characterized by sorrow or misery.

A pathetic attempt to complete a project is an example of a woeful attempt.

An expression of great sorrow is an example of a woeful expression.

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Affected by or full of woe; mournful.

Feeling woeful.

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Causing, involving, or expressing woe.

A woeful situation; woeful eyes.

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Deplorably bad.

Woeful errors in judgment.

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Of, causing, or involving woe.
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Pitiful; wretched; miserable.
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Full of woe; sorrowful; distressed with grief or calamity.

How many woeful widows left to bow / To sad disgrace! "” Daniel.

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Bringing calamity, distress, or affliction.

A woeful event.

A woeful lack of restraint.

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What woeful stuff this madrigal would be! "” Pope.

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Origin of woeful

  • From woe +"Ž -ful.

    From Wiktionary