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- noun The quality of being
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woebegone + -ness
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Given in his oscillations of mood to a lugubrious woebegoneness ” "He could be just the saddest-looking thing," remembers Roger Wilkins, one of his administration deputies ” Johnson while president brooded ponderously over how he was discounted by the intellectual left as a blustering boor.
The Big Guy Frady, Marshall 2002
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