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Definition of Woe

Woe

  1. Grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity.
  2. A curse; a malediction.
  3. Woeful; sorrowful.

Woe Quotations

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
Anne Bronte

Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me. - Alexander Pope
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.
Alexander Pope

Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
William Blake

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
Homer

And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to fall through the snow gloom. I was desolate and afraid, and full of woe and terror. But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again.
Bram Stoker
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Woe Translations

woe in Dutch is ach, wee
woe in Finnish is voi
woe in German is wehe, Leid
woe in Latin is vae
woe in Spanish is penas
woe in Swedish is lidande
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