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Definition of "woe-begone" []

  • Beset or overwhelmed with woe; immersed in grief or sorrow; woeful. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "woe-begone" in a sentence
  • "It stood crouched, with tail between its legs, like a miserable and woe-begone dog."
  • "A man of soft civilization, sitting at a desk, would have grown lean and woe-begone on the fare that kept Kama and Daylight at the top-notch of physical efficiency."
  • "And because her voice is limited to squeaks, exhalations and woe-begone sighs, it's hard to stay interested unless you happen to be on a dancefloor at 4am, which is probably the only sensible place to hear it."
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