Weary / Distraught face 😩 emoji in Word and Office

Type the Weary / Distraught face 😩  into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Weary / Distraught face 😩  emoji is also called Wailing, Frustrated or Sadness.

How Weary / Distraught face 😩 looks in different fonts.

Here’s some examples of how Weary / Distraught face 😩 looks in two common Office fonts.

Weary / Distraught face 😩 codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the Weary / Distraught face or 😩

Decimal:  128553  Hex:   1f629

Web:  😩 or 😩

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The Weary / Distraught face 😩  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f629  + Alt + X

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Insert | Symbols | Symbol should work but doesn’t because, at present, Office for Windows doesn’t support the high-numbered Unicode symbols like emoji. Word’s Find can’t find all Unicode symbols and emoji


In Windows there are several shortcuts to enter the Weary / Distraught face 😩  character into any program, but they use a numeric keypad, not the number row above the letters.

Alt + 128553  

Window 10 Emoji Panel

Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the Windows 10 Emoji Panel.  Search for ‘weary’.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 10 that totally sucks

Windows Character Map

Like Office Insert Symbol the Windows Character Map accessory in all Windows releases does NOT support high-end Unicode characters like emoji.

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the Weary / Distraught face 😩 symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “ Weary / Distraught face “ and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.

Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.

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