Definition of 'misery'
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Bring utter misery and chaos to millions of people by going on strike. The Sun (2016)Putting him out of his misery is as much a crime as finishing off a wounded enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Such poverty, ugliness and human misery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are taking advantage of people 's misery. The Sun (2016)But justice won't be done until the bankers accused of inflicting misery for personal gain are in the dock. The Sun (2016)The dispute has caused misery for millions of rail users in the South East. The Sun (2017)He has caused 15 years of pain and misery, it is like a nightmare coming back to haunt us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those evil places caused great human misery. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What mountains of lifelong human misery are caused by the likes of this loser? The Sun (2015)Your predictions would bring untold misery to many. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why does my misery make their day that little bit better? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The nasty plotters who were found guilty yesterday have inflicted misery on untold millions. The Sun (2008)The misery of people is linked to the external. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)But those periods of intense fear and misery were by no means all the soldiers knew. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Yet who could tell how much misery any shadows of illegality might cast into the future? Wives and Daughters (1864)To have supported the leader who helped inflict such misery on a once mighty town was impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many are orphans and the trauma of conflict is being compounded by the misery of exile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are serving a life sentence of pain and misery. The Sun (2006)Those who are put off by misery memoirs in general should avoid it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The music was making my life a misery. The Sun (2013)They threw dust into his eyes, and they crowned his misery with suffering and agitation. Christianity Today (2000)There they passed the last eight months of the war in frustration and discomfort, sometimes misery and fear. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)I felt anger, sadness and misery. The Sun (2013)I write sensitive and romantic songs as we all have days of isolation, misery and sadness and insecurities. The Sun (2013)One person 's misery is another's opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'misery'
British English: misery /ˈmɪzərɪ/ NOUN
Misery is great unhappiness.
All that money brought them nothing but sadness and misery.
- American English: misery
- Arabic: بُؤسٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: miséria
- Chinese: 痛苦
- Croatian: bijeda
- Czech: sklíčenost
- Danish: elendighed
- Dutch: ellende
- European Spanish: sufrimiento
- Finnish: kurjuus
- French: misère
- German: Elend
- Greek: δυστυχία
- Italian: miseria
- Japanese: 惨めさ
- Korean: 비참
- Norwegian: elendighet
- Polish: niedola
- European Portuguese: miséria
- Romanian: nefericire
- Russian: несчастье
- Spanish: sufrimiento
- Swedish: elände
- Thai: ความทุกข์ยาก
- Turkish: sefalet
- Ukrainian: нещастя
- Vietnamese: sự khốn khổ
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