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synonyms for woes

  • adversity
  • anguish
  • burden
  • calamity
  • catastrophe
  • disaster
  • gloom
  • hardship
  • headache
  • misery
  • misfortune
  • pain
  • tragedy
  • trouble
  • affliction
  • agony
  • blues
  • care
  • cataclysm
  • curse
  • dejection
  • depression
  • distress
  • dole
  • drag
  • grief
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • lamentation
  • melancholy
  • misadventure
  • rain
  • regret
  • rue
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • unhappiness
  • wretchedness
  • bemoaning
  • deploring
  • grieving
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antonyms for woes

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • encouragement
  • favor
  • fortune
  • good fortune
  • good health
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • help
  • joy
  • miracle
  • pleasure
  • profit
  • prosperity
  • success
  • wonder
  • gladness
  • health
  • joyousness
  • peace
  • relief
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How to use woes in a sentence

Under the soothing influence of beauty, however, the vicar forgot his woes.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She carried a broken-lipped jug, and was on her way to the shop which was at least the second cause of all her woes.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
She is explaining a very sad “histoire” to the “type” next to her, intense in the recital of her woes.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The bliss of lovers is so unstable, that in every case lovers have more woes than the moon has changes.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
All the old frozen woes seemed to melt in her, and she murmured awkwardly, looking away from him: "Oh, I'll wait."
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
It is a hymn of sorrow over the woes of France, a prayer of humility and resignation after the disaster of 1870.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
“I think it was Pythagoras who declared that the woes of men are the work of their own hands,” said the Professor.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Let her forget herself and her own little woes, in the effort to fill his life with all that he had been forced to forego.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
She had learned that a wife must hide from every one, even from her parents, woes for which it is so difficult to find sympathy.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
It is from this peculiar mental constitution that arise the woes that now afflict you.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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