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Meaning of woe

woe

Pronunciation: (wō), [key]
— n.
  1. grievous distress, affliction, or trouble: His woe was almost beyond description.
  2. an affliction: She suffered a fall, among her other woes.
—interj.
  1. an exclamation of grief, distress, or lamentation.
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