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Woebegone

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Adjective

1. creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone

worn and broken down by hard use

Example Sentences:
'a creaky shack'
'a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape'
'a flea-bitten sofa'
'a run-down neighborhood'
'a woebegone old shack'

2. woebegone, woeful

affected by or full of grief or woe

Example Sentences:
'his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Woebegone

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adjective
1. 
sorrowful or sad in appearance
2. archaic
afflicted with woe

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Woebegone

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adjective
1.  Archaic
woeful
2. 
of woeful appearance; looking sorrowful, mournful, or wretched

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Woebegone

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adj.
1. Feeling, showing, or expressing deep sorrow, grief, or wretchedness: "He was woebegone at the thought of losing my mother's voice from the choir" (John Irving). See Synonyms at sad.
2. Of an inferior or deplorable condition: a rundown, woebegone old shack.

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