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"Miseria" a.k.a. "Misery" is a 1990 American psychological horror film based on Stephen King's 1987 novel and starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farnsworth, and Frances Sternhagen. Directed by Rob Reiner, the film received critical acclaim for Bates's performance as the psychopathic Annie Wilkes, and Bates won the 1990 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role, making Misery, as of 2014, the only Stephen King adaptation to be an Oscar winning film. The film was ranked #12 on Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments.


"Miseria" a.k.a. "Miséria" is a composition.

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Google previewDissident Writings of Arab Women (2014)

Voices Against Violence by Brinda J. Mehta

Miseria is a critique of absentee fatherhood and the patrilineal roots of identity. Ghita El Khayat indicates that Maghrebi society is essentially patriarchal in orientation and governed by notions of clan and tribe.

Google previewLeadership From the Margins (2010)

Women and Civil Society Organizations in Argentina, Chile, and El Salvador by Serena Cosgrove

A villa miseria is a marginalized community ( shantytown) comprising squatters and others who have no other place to live. 10. 11.

Google previewWhat Makes a Child Lucky: A Novel (2008)

by Gioia Timpanelli

Hunger is hunger but miseria means starvation. In these years people all over the Island pack up and leave. “Thank God no person or creature goes away from our Inn hungry,” says the Aunt. The Greeks used to call Sicily “Ceres' wheat basket ...

Google previewMeasuring Mamma's Milk (2000)

Fascism and the Medicalization of Maternity in Italy by Elizabeth Dixon Whitaker

Miseria is a word that means poverty. ignorance. ill health. and disempowerment all at once. It comes up often when people in Emilia- Romagna talk about the past. Post-Unification governments followed a classical liberal political philosophy ...

Google previewSeeds of Virtue and Knowledge (1998)

by Maryanne Cline Horowitz

De miseria is a dialogue between Cosimo de' Medici and Matteo Palmieri about the recent fall of Constantinople to the Turks. Whereas Matteo expresses a pessimistic view of avarice as the root of human evil and an awareness that the rich ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)


Nyomorogni , opprimi, affligi, cum miseria colluctari, gedrückt werden, sich plagen, kümmerlich leben. Nyomorék, misellus, mutilus, der Krüppel. Nyomorgatni, affligere, cruciare, plagen, martern. Nyomorilani,opprimere, afilictare, unterdrücken, ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Chaucer (2016)

by M. Andrew

De miseria condicionis humane ('On the wretchedness of the human condition' ), also known as De contemptu mundi ('On contempt of the world'). This provides a grim account of the miseries of human conception and life, the illusory nature ...

Google previewDictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography (2014)

Supplementary Volume: Recent Developments with Focus on Electronic and Computational Lexicography by Rufus Gouws

la poverta` e miseria”, Leonardo: “Inopia. la poverta` e miseria extrema”). The first printed monolingual glossaries and dictionaries follow in the 16th century: Nicolo` Liburnio, ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1788)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

infortune, malheur, calamitas, miseria, das Weh, Unglück, Herzeleid c.

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