Synonyms of woeful in English:

woeful


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adjective

1‘her face was woeful’

SYNONYMS
sad, unhappy, miserable, woebegone, doleful, forlorn, crestfallen, glum, gloomy, dejected, downcast, disconsolate, downhearted, despondent, depressed, despairing, dismal, melancholy, broken-hearted, heartbroken, inconsolable, grief-stricken
informal blue, down in the mouth, down in the dumps
ANTONYMS

happy, cheerful

2‘a woeful tale of broken romance’

SYNONYMS
tragic, sad, saddening, unhappy, sorrowful, miserable, cheerless, wretched, sorry, pitiful, pathetic, pitiable, gloomy, grievous, traumatic, upsetting, depressing, distressing, heartbreaking, heart-rending, tear-jerking, agonizing, harrowing
rare distressful
ANTONYMS

uplifting, cheerful

3‘the team's woeful midweek performance’

SYNONYMS
dreadful, very bad, awful, terrible, frightful, atrocious, disgraceful, deplorable, shameful, hopeless, lamentable, laughable, substandard, poor, inadequate, inferior, unsatisfactory
informal rotten, appalling, crummy, pathetic, pitiful, useless, lousy, shocking, abysmal, dire, the pits
British informal duff, chronic, rubbish, pants, a load of pants, poxy
North American vulgar slang chickenshit
ANTONYMS

excellent