Examples of woe in a Sentence
ah, woe, with the death of the last of my siblings I am alone in this world!
Examples of woe in a Sentence
The city's traffic woes are well-known.
a tale of misery and woe
Recent Examples of woe from the Web
Iron Man was laden with visual effects, sure, but unlike Speed Racer its hero felt grounded in the real world, a chrome-plated savior for more ordinary woes.
Veteran defender Rafael Marquez was named Monday to Mexico's preliminary 28-player squad for the World Cup, despite his advancing years and legal woes in a US drug trafficking investigation.
Sure, maybe baseball’s annual $4 million average salary will be enough of a deterrent to prevent players from being tempted to go to the dark side, but money woes can make people do some crazy things.
As Phil Willon writes in a fact check, while Villaraigosa certainly made some fiscal mistakes as mayor, blaming him for L.A.'s financial woes during the greatest economic downtown since the Great Depression is misleading.
Beasley, the head of the United Nations' program, says a peace agreement with North Korea will go far toward easing the impoverished nation's chronic food security woes.
Many [ways to nudge countries into policy reforms] have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe.
Environmentalists, Delta landowners and Northern California officials say the project would actually worsen the estuary's woes.
The Bible says woe unto those who love the tombs of the prophets.
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bliss, blissfulness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, delight, ecstasy, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, gladness, gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, pleasure, rapture, rapturousness;
blues, dejection, depression, desolateness, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, distress, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, glumness, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, miserableness, misery, mopes, oppression, sorrowfulness, unhappiness, woefulness, wretchedness;
Synonym Discussion of woe
- a family united in sorrow upon the patriarch's death
- the inexpressible grief of the bereaved parents
- the anguish felt by the parents of the kidnapped child
- cries of woe echoed throughout the bombed city
- nagging regret for missed opportunities
WOE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of woe for English Language Learners
: a feeling of great pain or sadness
woes : problems or troubles
WOE Defined for Kids
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