Definition of woesome in English:

woesome

adjective

  • Full of, characterized by, or evoking woe; woeful; terrible, dreadful; (in weakened use) sad, miserable.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Langhorne (1735–1779), poet and translator. From woe + -some.

Pronunciation

woesome

/ˈwəʊs(ə)m/