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woeful

woe·ful

woeful

pronunciation:
wo fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unhappy or sorrowful.
synonyms:
miserable, mournful, sorrowful, unhappy, wretched
antonyms:
cheerful, joyful
similar words:
desolate, dolorous, forlorn, gloomy, grievous, sad, tragic, woebegone
definition 2: causing or indicating unhappiness or sorrow.
synonyms:
mournful, sorrowful, wretched
antonyms:
cheerful, uplifting
similar words:
crushing, deplorable, despairing, dolorous, dreadful, gloomy, grievous, heartrending, miserable, ominous, sad, sorry, tragic, unfortunate, unhappy, woebegone
definition 3: in sorry condition or of sorry quality.
synonyms:
shabby, sorry, woebegone
antonyms:
excellent
similar words:
abject, awful, bad, dreadful, forlorn, inferior, miserable, pathetic, pitiful, terrible, wretched
derivations: woefully (adv.), woefulness (n.)