noun see woebegone

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  • woebegoneness — See woebegone. * * * …   Universalium

  • woebegoneness — woe·be·gone·ness …   English syllables

  • woebegoneness — nnə̇s noun : the quality or state of being woebegone …   Useful english dictionary

  • woebegone — woebegoneness, n. /woh bi gawn , gon /, adj. 1. beset with woe; affected by woe, esp. in appearance. 2. showing or indicating woe: He always had a woebegone look on his face. [1300 50; ME wo begon orig., woe (has or had) surrounded (someone); wo… …   Universalium

  • woebegone — adjective Etymology: Middle English wo begon, from wo, noun + begon, past participle of begon to go about, beset, from Old English begān, from be + gān to go more at go Date: 14th century 1. strongly affected with woe ; woeful 2. a. exhibiting… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bitterness — Synonyms and related words: absolute zero, acerbity, aching heart, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, agony, agony of mind, algidity, anguish, animosity, animus, antagonism, apologies, asperity, astringence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • depression — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, Slough of Despond, abatement, abridgment, abstraction, abulia, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, alienation, alleviation, alveolation, alveolus, anguish, antrum, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discomfort — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, ache, aches and pains, afflict, agitate, angst, anguish, anxiety, bitterness, bleakness, boredom, bother, burden, care, cheerlessness, comfortlessness, depression, difficulty, discomposure, discontent, dislike …   Moby Thesaurus

  • distress — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, abashment, abuse, ache, aches and pains, aching, adversity, afflict, affliction, aggrieve, agitate, agitation, agonize, agony, ail, all overs, amercement, angary, angst, anguish, annexation, annexure, annoy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grief — Synonyms and related words: accident, ache, aching, aching heart, adversity, affliction, agony, agony of mind, anguish, apologies, attrition, ayenbite of inwit, bale, bemoaning, bewailing, bitterness, bleakness, bleeding heart, blow, broken heart …   Moby Thesaurus

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