Synonyms for (adjective) woeful

Synonyms: woebegone, woeful

Definition: affected by or full of grief or woe

Usage: his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone- George du Maurier

Similar words: sorrowful

Definition: experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

Usage: sorrowful widows; a sorrowful tale of death and despair; sorrowful news; even in laughter the heart is sorrowful- Proverbs 14:13


Synonyms: deplorable, execrable, woeful, wretched, miserable

Definition: of very poor quality or condition

Usage: deplorable housing conditions in the inner city; woeful treatment of the accused; woeful errors of judgment

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of low or inferior quality