What does WOFUL mean?

Parts of Speech:


  • Expressing or causing sadness or misery; mournful
  • Full of woe; woeful
  • US: /ˈwoʊfəl/
  • UK: /ˈwəʊfʊl/
Origin and Usage:

The word "woful" is an archaic spelling of "woeful," and both words have the same meaning. The word "woeful" comes from the Old English word "woful," which means "full of woe." The word is often used to describe a situation or event that is very sad or unfortunate.

  • Sorrowful
  • Miserable
  • Distressing
  • Pitiful
  • Lamentable
Related Words:
  • Wofes
  • Woful
  • Woken
  • Wolds
  • Wombs
Example Sentences:
  • It was a woful sight to see the destruction caused by the hurricane.
  • The family was in a woful state after the sudden death of their father.
  • The woful expression on her face told him everything he needed to know.

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