woefully

All Adverb
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  • She is woefully different from what she was when I saw her last. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • Get well as soon as you can, for we want you woefully in town. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • But it has seemed woefully little, when we remember what others are doing. Cited from Bruce, by Albert Payson Terhune
  • As you say, you would be woefully out of place in such a position. Cited from The Log of a Privateersman, by Harry Collingwood
  • The former were, of course, unknown and the latter woefully few when the house was young. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • Van followed, prepared to get a dinner under way, since his system was woefully empty. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • She was glad to go home, and yet most woefully sad at leaving school. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • She felt woefully responsible for having brought the two together. Cited from Wild Wings, A Romance of Youth, by Margaret Rebecca Piper
  • But though it began to have quite a business-like air, the museum was still woefully empty. Cited from Penelope and the Others, by Amy Walton
  • When I tried to judge them by the standard of old Peter, they fell woefully short. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • I should be woefully afraid of him, I know -- so strong, and yet so strange! Cited from Hans Brinker/Silver Skates/etc by Mary Mapes Dodge
  • He seemed to have woefully expected a reception of this kind for his question. Cited from The Little Regiment, by Stephen Crane
  • "They are woefully out of date with what is going on in this country."
  • But he needed more than could be given him by things inanimate - needed it woefully. Cited from Red Pepper Burns, by Grace S. Richmond
  • About the other, she was growing woefully uncertain, as day followed day, and still no word. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • For a girl who had looked upon life as she had she felt woefully unsophisticated. Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
  • My dear, you will be woefully disappointed if in my story you expect any thing like a novel. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. III, by Maria Edgeworth
  • To this the butler made no answer, but only looked woefully into the young man's face. Cited from Mr. Scarborough's Family, by Anthony Trollope
  • She was woefully pale; scarcely able to bear the increase of light. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v5
  • So far the number of facilities is woefully inadequate to serve the needs of those who need such services.
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