Definition of


  1. (noun, feeling) intense mournfulness
  2. (noun, state) misery resulting from affliction

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Synonyms of Woe

suffering, woefulness

Origin of the word Woe

  1. O.E. wa, a common exclamation of lament in many languages (cf. L. v?, Gk. oa, Ger. weh, Lettish wai, O.Ir. fe, Welsh gwae, Armenian vay). The noun is attested from c.1175, from the interjection. more

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Words that sound like Woe

w, wa, wahoo, waw, way, wee, wee-wee, weewee, wei, whey, who, why, wi, woo, wow, wu, www, wy, wye

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