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suffering from usually prolonged anguish

Synonyms for woeful

affected by or full of grief or woe


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of very poor quality or condition

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Winckless (left) was having none of it as more than 400 athletes - the largest team sent by England to an overseas sporting event, complete with an additional PS4million of Lottery funding - headed home."I think 'woeful' would be very unkind," said the former worldchampion rower.
Rangers are a long way from being a force themselves, but should have too much for a side who have been woeful on the road and must be low on confidence.
The effect of the heavy rain was evident from the rise in shopper numbers at indoor shopping centres last month compared with the woeful double-digit decline seen in ailing town centres.
He said: "We won the league by nine points last term and made a European final - we couldn't have been woeful."
"I have read the transcript of what he said and he said we were woeful for the last year and a half.
Summary: England have risen a place in the Fifa world rankings despite their woeful showing in the World Cup finals in South Africa.
ANDY Murray's miserable week continued as he followed up yesterday's woeful singles exit with defeat in the second round of the doubles at the Monte Carlo Masters today.
ANDY Murray's miserable week continued as he followed up Wednesday's woeful singles exit with defeat in the second round of the doubles at the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday.
From June 18 of Last year to June 23 of this year, the Los Angeles Angels' Double-A farm team at Dickey-Stephens Park has been a woeful 30 games under .500 during the regular season.
Summary: Despite a steady drumbeat of woeful economic news, investors continued to prop up oil prices Thursday, betting the global economy would turn around this year.
Sadly, Woeful Second World War doesn't reach the same heights.
For all the woeful decision-making, both on and off the pitch, it was always going to be Brian.
Villa were "woeful" before the break and O'Neill was in full agreement with the barracking his team received from a good number of the 36,400 crowd as they left the field.
In the darkness there comes light Whispers in the starry night Shadows lurking nearby No-one comes to hear her cry Vicious rumours that she hears They start off her woeful tears All her nightmares coming true Her pale skin is black and blue The laughing rings in her ears It brings out all her fears People begin to stop and stare As they whisper "look at her!" Now her smile is not real Sadness and anger is all she feels As her spirit drifts away She is dreading a new day.