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Definition 1: a feeling of intense unhappiness - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where misery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was exhausted by her misery and grief

(misery is a kind of ...) emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

Definition 2: a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune - [noun denoting state]

Samples where misery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable

Synonyms for misery in the sense of this definition

(misery is a kind of ...) lack of prosperity or happiness or health

(... is a kind of misery ) a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions

(... is a kind of misery ) a state of constant misery

(... is a kind of misery ) misery resulting from affliction

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