woefully
adverb see woeful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Woefully — Woe ful*ly, Wofully Wo ful*ly, adv. In a woeful manner; sorrowfully; mournfully; miserably; dolefully. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woefully — woe|ful|ly [ woufli ] adverb 1. ) used for emphasizing that something is very bad or does not happen enough: woefully inadequate: Medical supplies are woefully inadequate. 2. ) in a way that shows you feel sad: She shook her head woefully …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • woefully — UK [ˈwəʊf(ə)lɪ] / US [ˈwoʊf(ə)lɪ] adverb 1) used for emphasizing that something is very bad or does not happen enough woefully inadequate: Medical supplies are woefully inadequate. 2) in a way that shows you feel sad She shook her head woefully …   English dictionary

  • woefully — adv. Woefully is used with these adjectives: ↑deficient, ↑ignorant, ↑inadequate, ↑incomplete, ↑inept, ↑insufficient, ↑lacking, ↑misguided, ↑neglected, ↑short Woefully is used with these verbs: ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • woefully — [ˈwəʊf(ə)li] adv used for emphasizing that something is very bad Medical supplies are woefully inadequate.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • woefully — woeful ► ADJECTIVE 1) full of sorrow; miserable. 2) very bad; deplorable. DERIVATIVES woefully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • woefully — adverb in an unfortunate or deplorable manner (Freq. 1) he was sadly neglected it was woefully inadequate • Syn: ↑deplorably, ↑lamentably, ↑sadly • Derived from adjective: ↑woefu …   Useful english dictionary

  • woefully — See woeful. * * * …   Universalium

  • woefully — adverb In a woeful manner …   Wiktionary

  • woefully — adv. sorrowfully, unhappily, wretchedly, despondently; tragically; pitiably …   English contemporary dictionary

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