miserable definition

  • adjective:
    • extremely uncomfortable or unhappy; wretched.
    • Causing or followed by great discomfort or distress: a miserable climate.
    • Mean or shameful; contemptible: a miserable strategy.
    • Wretchedly insufficient: lived-in a miserable shack; provided the prisoners miserable rations.
    • Of low quality; substandard: unhappy handicraft.
    • In a state of misery: very unfortunate, ill, or bad.
    • Very bad (at anything); unskilled, inexperienced.
    • Very unhappy; wretched; residing in distress.
    • Causing unhappiness or distress.
    • Worthless; mean; despicable
    • Avaricious; niggardly; miserly.
    • quite contemptible sort
    • deserving or inciting pity
    • contemptibly tiny in quantity
    • described as actual misery
    • really unhappy; filled with distress
    • of inadequate high quality or condition
  • noun:
    • A miserable individual.
    • An unfortunate, unsatisfied creature; a wretch.
  • others:
    • unsatisfied; wretched; hapless.
    • Causing or attended by suffering or unhappiness; distressing; doleful: as, a miserable lot or condition; miserable weather condition.
    • Manifesting distress; indicative of need or suffering; shocking; pitiable: since, a miserable hut; to-be covered with miserable towels; unhappy looks.
    • Of wretched character or quality; without value or quality; inadequate; imply; pointless: because, a miserable soil; a miserable performer or overall performance; a miserable subterfuge.
    • Covetous; miserly; niggardly.
    • Compassionate; merciful; commiserating.
    • Synonyms Distressed, forlorn, disconsolate, afflicted, pitiable. See disorder.

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