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English definition of “woeful”

woeful

adjective (BAD)    /ˈwəʊ.fəl/ US  /ˈwoʊ-/
very bad or (of something very bad or unpleasant) very great or extreme: The team's woeful record consists of six defeats in seven matches. They displayed woeful ignorance of the safety rules.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of woeful adjective (BAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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