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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an unfortunate or deplorable manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : a woeful situation. ,woeful melodies. ,a woeful collection of paintings
  • Pure exhilaration is in woefully short supply at the movies.
  • Americans remain woefully uninformed about modern-day Brazil.
  • Where we have failed woefully is in how we deal with our own staff, he says. for more
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