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Adjective
(of a person) Wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable
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“He was understandably miserable after being laid off from his job.”
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Causing unhappiness or discomfort
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“The family is living in miserable conditions, and there are very few people willing to help.”
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Low in quality
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“I don't fancy my chances of beating you at tennis with this miserable racquet.”
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Displaying severe degradation and neglect
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“I had to live in an old, miserable apartment when I first moved to this city.”
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Pitiably small or inadequate
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“I only get paid a miserable amount compared to the effort I put in.”
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Characterized by bad weather
“We had to cancel our plans because of the miserable weather.”
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(of a person) Habitually in a bad mood
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“A lifetime of disappointment had turned him into a miserable individual.”
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Contemptible (used as a term of abuse or for emphasis)
“Be quiet, you miserable piece of excrement!”
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In poor health
“Tommy is currently laid up in bed, miserable with the flu.”
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Miserly or excessively frugal
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Extremely unpleasant to the senses
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Very unlucky or unfortunate
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Having no use, purpose or reason
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Lower in rank or status
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Sick
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Having constant bad luck in romance
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Lacking in interest or excitement
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Completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
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