woefully Definition

  • 1in a manner expressing sorrow or regret
  • 2in a manner that is very inadequate or unsatisfactory

Using woefully: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "woefully" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She looked at him woefully, knowing it was the last time they would see each other.

  • Example

    The company's profits have been woefully low this year.

  • Example

    The team played woefully in the first half of the game.

woefully Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: woefully in Brief

The adverb 'woefully' [ˈwəʊf(ə)li] expresses sorrow or regret and inadequacy or unsatisfactoriness. It can be used to describe a person's expression, a company's performance, or a team's play.