wofully

All Adverb
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  • Words are all very well in their way, but they fail wofully when a person has really anything to say. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864, by Various
  • I did indeed now want some assistant most wofully. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2
  • They had been so used to running in at all times of the day that each missed the other wofully. Cited from Other Main-Travelled Roads, by Hamlin Garland
  • You do look wofully sick though; too bad to lose a second uncle at the same early age. Cited from Wylder's Hand, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • The spring work would find us wofully behindhand if I did not look sharp. Cited from The Fat of the Land, by John Williams Streeter
  • May not a country be rich, and yet great numbers of the people be wofully depressed? Cited from Harvard Classics Volume 28, by Various
  • The need of education of all kinds for both races is wofully apparent. Cited from The Negro Problem, by Booker T. Washington, et al.
  • History has shown how wofully mistaken he was in this opinion. Cited from Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • Among all his victims he had never seen a child like this, and his guilty heart began to fail him wofully. Cited from From Jest to Earnest, by E. P. Roe
  • She thought she was coming wofully down in the world when she came out, and finds herself better received than ever she was in her life before. Cited from Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle, by Clement K. Shorter
  • If there had not been, then my manner would have wofully belied my intent. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • One thing, however, I must mention, which, at the time, frightened me wofully. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay Volume 1
  • I had fallen wofully behind in my record of the startling events through which he was conducting me. Cited from The Dream Doctor, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • Thyrza made no response, save that she raised her lids and looked wofully. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • At all events, if it is, it is a religion behind which practice most wofully limps. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • No answer immediately forthcoming, that wofully illusory smile returned again to his features. Cited from Cape Cod Folks, by Sarah P. McLean Greene
  • It is well, at any rate, to consider economy in some matters in these wofully extravagant days. Cited from Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl, by Jenny Wren
  • The truth is, he is wofully disappointed at the change in his cousin's looks. Cited from Miss Lou, by E. P. Roe
  • Miss Johns, whom I have tried hard to love, but cannot, is changed wofully in her manner toward me. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866, by Various
  • Born in a wofully unintellectual age, they had never left a certain groove in life. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
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