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Word: woeful

Definition: sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions


Sentences Containing 'woeful'

After this follows a further three tracks, credited as being created by "Twink The Fairies" in fact a wholly unrelated project, the only other 'fairy' being Sanderson on bass for the woeful Do It 77.
But by her still halting course and winding, woeful way, you plainly saw that this ship that so wept with spray, still remained without comfort.
Dharma is a Sanskrit word and the derived Prakrit word is Dhamma Etymologically, the word "Dhamma" (Sanskrit: "Dharma") is derived from the root ""dham"," meaning "to uphold" or "to support," and the commentary further explains that it is that which upholds or supports the practitioner (of Dhamma) and prevents him or her from falling into states of misery or birth in a woeful existence.
Do you think I don't know what a woeful day it was for the soft little creature when you first came in her way--smirking and making great eyes at her, I'll be bound, as if you couldn't say boh!
The reason cited for the sacking was due to poor direction, "woeful" performance and governance and an overall collapse of confidence in the organisation.

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