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  1. woe

    Synonyms:
    grief, sorrow, misery, calamity, affliction, distress, disaster, trouble, malediction, curse

    Antonyms:
    joy, gladness, comfort, boon, happiness, prosperity, weal, benediction, blessing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. suffering, woenoun

    misery resulting from affliction

    Synonyms:
    agony, suffering, distress, hurt, woefulness, excruciation

  2. woe, woefulnessnoun

    intense mournfulness

    Synonyms:
    suffering, woefulness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "woe":

    misfortune, grief, wee, sorrow, unhappiness, misery

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#13227wee
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#15487misery
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#251405malediction

How to use woe in a sentence?

  1. Eric Hoffer:

    Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.

  2. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn:

    Woe to that nation whose literature is disturbed by the intervention of power. Because that is not just a violation against freedom of print, it is the closing down of the heart of the nation, a slashing to pieces of its memory. The nation ceases to be mindful of itself, it is deprived of its spiritual unity, and despite a supposedly common language, compatriots suddenly cease to understand one another.

  3. Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy:

    Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric moved: To rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save things Eternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.

  4. Hank Johnson:

    Impeachment is solemn and important but Former Nixon WH's also political, for anybody to forget that, woe be unto them.

  5. Ray Buckley:

    There is no such thing as pressuring Bill Gardner and woe to the person who tries, bill is going to do what he thinks is best for the primary and that's it.

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