woe is me
  • (British) IPA: /wəʊ ɪz miː/
  • (America) IPA: /woʊ ɪz mi/
  1. (sometimes, humorous) ngd Used to show that the speaker feels distress or misery.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Psalms 120:5 ↗:
      Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
  • French: pauvre de moi
  • German: weh mir
  • Italian: ahimè
  • Portuguese: ai de mim
  • Russian: го́ре мне
  • Spanish: ay de mí

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