Definition of "waeful" [waeful]

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of woeful. (unknown)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "waeful" in a sentence
  • "My mind groped back on the events of the whole waeful winter."
  • "'Twas like the heart was torn from me, a waeful wife was I."
  • "He made a little remark about the waeful occasion, and the need of supporting God's will, raising his bonnet reverently; and then Mrs. Dewar was helped into the cart, and went rumbling away into the darkness, still relieved for a time by the gleams growing fainter and fainter thrown by Duncan's lantern from side to side."