HyperDic: miserable

English > 6 senses of the word miserable:
ADJECTIVEallmiserable, suffering, wretchedvery unhappy
allmiserable, hapless, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretcheddeserving or inciting pity
allmiserable, abject, low, low-down, scummy, scurvyof the most contemptible kind
allmiserable, deplorable, execrable, woeful, wretchedof very poor quality or condition
allmiserable, wretchedcharacterized by physical misery
allmiserable, measly, paltrycontemptibly small in amount
miserable > pronunciation
Soundsmih'zerahbahl; mih'zrahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningVery unhappy; full of misery.
Example"he felt depressed and miserable"
Synonymssuffering, wretched
BroaderunhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Spanishdesdichado, desgraciado, miserable, mísero
Catalandesgraciat, míser, miserable
Nounsmiserablenessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdeserving or inciting pity.
Example "miserable victims of war"
Synonymshapless, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched
Broaderunfortunatenot favored by fortune
Spanishcuitado, desafortunado, desdichado, desgraciado, desventurado, infeliz, infortunado, lastimoso, miserable, mísero, pobre, triste
Catalandesafortunat, desgraciat, desventurat, dissortat, infeliç, llastimós, miserable, pobre, trist
Nounsmiserablenessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf the most contemptible kind.
Examples
  • "his miserable treatment of his family"
  • "You miserable skunk!"
Synonymsabject, low, low-down, scummy, scurvy
BroadercontemptibleDeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn
Spanishabyecto, bajo, despreciable, miserable, vil
Catalanabjecte, baix, despreciable, miserable, vil
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf very poor quality or condition.
Synonymsdeplorable, execrable, woeful, wretched
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Spanishdeplorable, execrable, lamentable, miserable, mísero, penoso
Catalandeplorable, lamentable, miserable, penós
Nounsmiserablenessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 5
MeaningCharacterized by physical misery.
Example"a wet miserable weekend"
Synonymwretched
BroaderuncomfortableProviding or experiencing physical discomfort
Spanishdesdichado, desgraciado
Catalandesgraciat
Nounsmiserablenessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
Adverbsmiserablyin a miserable manner
English > miserable: 6 senses > adjective 6
Meaningcontemptibly small in amount.
Examples
  • "the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief"
  • "almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans"
Synonymsmeasly, paltry
Broadermeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Spanishinsignificante, mezquino, miserable
Catalaninsignificant, mesquí, miserable

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