Definitions for WOEwoʊ
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misery resulting from affliction
grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.
Origin: From wo, wei, wa, from wa, from wai, whence also German weh, Old High German wē, Old Norse vei. Compare Latin vae.
grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity
a curse; a malediction
Origin: [OE. wo, wa, woo, AS. w, interj.; akin to D. wee, OS. & OHG. w, G. weh, Icel. vei, Dan. vee, Sw. ve, Goth. wai; cf. L. vae, Gr. . 128. Cf. Wail.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Woe be to him that reads but one book.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Woe to him who teaches men faster than they can learn.
O, woe is me, To have seen what I have seen, see what I see
Woe to the house where the hen crows and the rooster is still.
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- Kummer, Jammer, Weh, LeidGerman
- tuska, suruFinnish
- malheur, misère, douleur, tristesseFrench
- dòlas, truaighe, sgadScottish Gaelic
- יגון, אבוי, צערHebrew
- disgrazia, dolore, guaioItalian
- cierpienie, żałość, nieszczęście, niedolaPolish
- infelicidade, desgraça, mágoaPortuguese
- mâhnire, suferință, durereRomanian
- печаль, грустьRussian
- ve, sorgSwedish
- gam, üzüntü, dert, keder, teessürTurkish
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