Definitions for woebegoneˈwoʊ bɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone(adj)

    worn and broken down by hard use

    "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack"

  2. woebegone, woeful(adj)

    affected by or full of grief or woe

    "his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier

Wiktionary

  1. woebegone(Adjective)

    in a deplorable state

  2. woebegone(Adjective)

    filled with or deeply affected by woe

  3. Origin: “woe has beset me”, from wo + begon

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of woebegone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of woebegone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seán O'Casey:

    Disease an never be conquered, can never be quelled by emotion's willful screaming or faith's symbolic prayer. It can only be conquered by the energy of humanity and the cunning in the mind of man. In the patience of a Curie, in the enlightenment of a Faraday, a Rutherford, a Pasteur, a Nightingale, and all other apostles of light and cleanliness, rather than of a woebegone godliness, we shall find final deliverance from plague, pestilence, and famine.

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Translations for woebegone

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • bedrövadSwedish
  • kederli, elemli, gamlı, acınası, dertli, hüzünlü, acılıTurkish

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