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1. misery

noun. ['ˈmɪzɝi'] a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune.

Synonyms

  • wretchedness
  • concentration camp
  • miserableness
  • suffering
  • living death
  • ill-being

Antonyms

  • comfort
  • pleasure
  • happy
  • untroubled

Etymology

  • miserie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • miseria (Latin)

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Rhymes with Misery

  • advisory
  • advisory
  • rosary
  • supervisory
  • usery
  • usury

Sentences with misery


1. Noun, singular or mass
An evening of fun is never worth a lifetime of misery.

Quotes about misery


1. I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
- Anne Frank

2. Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
- Theodore Dreiser

3. Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.
- Bertrand Russell

2. misery

noun. ['ˈmɪzɝi'] a feeling of intense unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • sadness

Antonyms

  • superiority
  • high quality

Etymology

  • miserie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • miseria (Latin)
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