Part of speech:
Requiring care and labor; difficult or irksome:
(Informal) Very bad; deplorable
In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
Full of or causing sorrow or sadness; mournful; melancholy
Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
Bereft or deprived:
Suffering from or exhibiting overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
To be lamented; grievous; deplorable; distressing
Causing sorrow or depression; melancholy
Writing or performing in tragedy:
Of woeful appearance; looking sorrowful, mournful, or wretched
Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.
Causing grief, pain, or anguish:
Eliciting or deserving regret:
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