EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WOEFUL
At length the frost and snow really did come, and the Chickadees were in a woeful case.
And you cannot yet understand all the woeful sadness of the things of which I have been talking to you.
His hands, encased in mitts, had placed him at a woeful disadvantage.
Next he laughed softly to himself, a laugh that was woeful with bitterness.
The doctor's threats were interrupted by the entrance of a woeful procession.
The fact, to him so pregnant of woeful possibilities, meant little to Bettina.
I have woeful letters telling me you also were woeful in saying good-bye.
The torpor of idleness and woeful ponderings had numbed his wits.
And yet the latter days of this great-souled man were a woeful tragedy.
The sorrow of his life was his most woeful, disastrous marriage.