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Definition 1: of very poor quality or condition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where woeful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for woeful in the sense of this definition

(woeful is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

Definition 2: affected by or full of grief or woe - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where woeful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone

Synonyms for woeful in the sense of this definition

(woeful is similar to ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

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