tale of woe
Definition of tale of woe
: a sad story She listened to his tale of woe.
Word by Word Definitions
: a usually imaginative narrative of an event : story
: an intentionally untrue report : falsehood
: a series of events or facts told or presented : account
: used to express grief, regret, or distress
: a condition of deep suffering from misfortune, affliction, or grief
: ruinous trouble : calamity, affliction
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