What does woeful mean?

Definitions for woeful
woe·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. woebegone, woefuladjective

    affected by or full of grief or woe

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

  2. deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretchedadjective

    of very poor quality or condition

    "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

Wiktionary

  1. woefuladjective

    Full of woe; sorrowful; distressed with grief or calamity.

    How many woeful widows left to bow / To sad disgrace! uE000154550uE001 Daniel.

  2. woefuladjective

    Bringing calamity, distress, or affliction.

  3. woefuladjective

    wretched; paltry; poor

    What woeful stuff this madrigal would be! uE000154551uE001 Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Woefuladjective

    alt. of Woful

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of woeful in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of woeful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of woeful in a Sentence

  1. New York:

    So we feel it's only merciful to give our Knicks beat writer, Scott Cacciola, a break from such woeful basketball.

  2. Charles Whall:

    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.

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