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synonyms for woful

  • bleak
  • mournful
  • sorrowful
  • depressing
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • dour
  • funeral
  • gloomy
  • morose
  • sad
  • woebegone
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antonyms for woful

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  • cheerful
  • joyful
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How to use woful in a sentence

The want of a mark of punctuation, or the incorrect placing of it, will make the most woful confusion.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
But a woful rude rabble there was, and such noises, made my head ake all this evening.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Woful was his fate—symbolic of the sad destiny which was to befall every literary man in Knoutland.
COMRADE KROPOTKINVICTOR ROBINSON
My uncle would be sunk dejectedly in his great chair, his scarred face drawn and woful.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
She remembered Myra's broken wrist, and heard again the woful cry from the other squatter girl as she told of the harm done her.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
I can reflect no pleasure at this moment, for I have a woful pain and am in a desperate hurry.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
In the next place, there is a woful lack of nicety in the butcher's work of cutting and preparing meat.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
In observing the courses of the stars I have discovered a woful piece of news; an awful fate awaits you.
GEORGIAN FOLK TALESUNKNOWN
Their Voices stir me, rouse me, speak to me with old very joyous, very woful meanings.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Nevertheless, there was no actual want of the necessities of life, though always a woful lack of its elegancies.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WOFUL

  • bleak
  • depressing
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • dour
  • funeral
  • gloomy
  • morose
  • mournful
  • sad
  • sorrowful
  • woebegone
  • woful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.