Etymology
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woeful (adj.)

early 14c., "afflicted with sorrow," from woe + -ful. Weakened sense of "very bad" recorded by 1610s. Related: Woefully; woefulness.

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Definitions of woeful

woeful (adj.)
affected by or full of grief or woe; "his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier;
Synonyms: woebegone
woeful (adj.)
of very poor quality or condition;
woeful errors of judgment
woeful treatment of the accused
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Dictionary entries near woeful

Wobbly

wobbly

Woden

woe

woebegone

woeful

wog

wok

woke

wold

wolf