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What does the abbreviation woe mean?

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What are the usage examples for woe?

  1. Woe to the nations when the ungodly bear rule! – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  2. I serue at ease, and gouerne all with woe – The Arte of English Poesie by George Puttenham
  3. I could not live, did I not know That thou art ever true to me, I could not bear a doubtful woe Away from home, away from thee. – Robert F. Murray his poems with a memoir by Andrew Lang by Robert F. Murray
  4. But woe to him, the stranger! – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  5. Now this odor was veiled by another; a delicate perfume; a perfume I knew, and which brought again to me all the incidents of the night, and all their woe – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  6. No brighter face ever looked into another to seek sympathy there, either in mirth or woe – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  7. I do not blame him for this our danger; and any future woe must all go to the account of our former slavery. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  8. Woe is me, poor maid, that ever I was born. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  9. Now, mamma, 'listen to my tale of woe – Polly Oliver's Problem by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
  10. But if he wounds you, woe to him. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath

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French words for Woe

malheur, déboire, malheurs, vé.

German words for Woe

Leid, Elend, weh, Kummer, Mal, Jammer, Dolor.

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Portuguese words for Woe

dor, angústia.

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problema, dificultad, tristeza, fatalidad, infortunio, congoja, desgracia, desdicha, desventura, calamidad.

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