Pronunciation of Woebegone
/wˈə͡ʊbɪɡˌɒn/, /wˈəʊbɪɡˌɒn/, /w_ˈəʊ_b_ɪ_ɡ_ˌɒ_n/
Synonyms for woebegone:
Other synonyms and related words:
forlorn, dolorous, bedraggled, gloomy, inconsolable, deplorable, melancholic, despondent, broken-down, execrable, depressed, joyless, sad, abandoned, rheumatoid, dilapidated, remiss, sorry, poor, crestfallen, rickety, unhappy, down, derelict, tatterdemalion, dejected, rueful, heartsick, miserable, ramshackle, weakly, mournful, feeble, bad, delinquent, plaintive, cast down, Saddened, downhearted, lugubrious, blue, melancholy, infirm, hangdog, downcast, arthritic, Debile, dismal, screaky, disconsolate, brokenhearted, Rheumy, wretched, weak, tumble-down, heartbroken, doleful, heavyhearted, low-spirited, down in the mouth, droopy, heartsore, rheumatic, neglectful, sapless, low, glum, deserted.
downcast, miserable, melancholy, hangdog, crestfallen, down, dismal, woeful, disconsolate, sad, unhappy, low, despondent, mournful, gloomy, doleful, dejected, forlorn, wretched, sorrowful, downhearted, lugubrious.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for woebegone:
- Alec pooh- poohed the notion; but the timid little waiter was so woebegone that the King pitied him. - "A Son of the Immortals", Louis Tracy.
- Siewert Halewyn, who was the wretch of whom I am to tell you this tale, was as ugly, puny, woebegone, and sour- faced as the others, or even worse than they. - "Flemish Legends", Charles de Coster.
- Elaine was pale and woebegone. - "The Exploits of Elaine", Arthur B. Reeve.