Antonyms of adj woeful

2 senses of woeful

Sense 1
woebegone, woeful -- (affected by or full of grief or woe; "his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier)

INDIRECT (VIA sorrowful) -> joyful -- (full of or producing joy; "make a joyful noise"; "a joyful occasion")

Sense 2
deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched -- (of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Similarity of adj woeful

2 senses of woeful

Sense 1
woebegone, woeful -- (affected by or full of grief or woe; "his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier)
       => sorrowful (vs. joyful) -- (experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13)

Sense 2
deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched -- (of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

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