What does woebegone mean?

Definitions for woebegoneˈwoʊ bɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word woebegone.

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


  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


  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

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Translations for woebegone

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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