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What is another word for woeful?

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Adjective
Tending to cause great distress or anxiety
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“Then the messengers dispersed to tell some families the woeful news of a son or a husband or a father taken.”
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Causing or inspiring fear, dread or alarm
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“A recent examination of these records suggests there was an alarming and woeful lack of attention to detail in the planning of this operation.”
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Feeling or expressing sorrow or misery
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“She has been feeling woeful after her lover's death in battle.”
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Suggestive of, or characterized by, sorrow, distress or regret
“He felt a tug on his heart as he watched her face, her woeful expression silhouetted by the moonlight.”
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Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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“Julie woke up the next morning to more clouds in the sky and a very drab, woeful atmosphere.”
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Pitiful or deplorable, deserving of contempt
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“The analysis of this highly stochastic and contingent process is exacerbated when one considers the often woeful quality of the data.”
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Subpar or very mediocre in standard or quality
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“Given the woeful standard of the current round of junior applicants to the profession, William thought that maybe David didn't have to go to such extraordinary lengths to prove himself.”
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Feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated
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Not great in amount or number
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