Definitions for woeful
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affected by or full of grief or woe
"his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier
deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched(adj)
of very poor quality or condition
"deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
Full of woe; sorrowful; distressed with grief or calamity.
How many woeful widows left to bow / To sad disgrace! uE000154550uE001 Daniel.
Bringing calamity, distress, or affliction.
wretched; paltry; poor
What woeful stuff this madrigal would be! uE000154551uE001 Pope.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
So we feel it's only merciful to give our Knicks beat writer, Scott Cacciola, a break from such woeful basketball.
Anyone who doesn't think consolidation is going to happen must be mad, the exploration performance of these companies has been woeful. They have to replace reserves, and they're not doing that organically so they need to do it inorganically. But all we have seen are disposals.
As Hurricane Sandy clearly demonstrated, there is a woeful lack of redundancy in the nation's health care facilities. However, take solace in knowing there are no lack of choices in those things the advertisers convince us should matter more. For example, right now, you can purchase at least five different varieties of perfume by Paris Hilton at your local mall so, even if you can no longer find a single hospital anywhere nearby, the good news is we live in a society where you'll never lack for options to smell good while you suffer in pain.
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