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Miserable appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective miserable:

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Definition of the adjective miserable

What does miserable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more miserable / most miserable

  1. very unhappy; full of misery
  2. deserving or inciting pity
  3. of the most contemptible kind
  4. of very poor quality or condition
  5. characterized by physical misery
  6. contemptibly small in amount

Alternative definition of the adjective miserable


  1. In a state of misery: very sad, ill, or poor.
  2. Very bad (at something); unskilled, incompetent.


  1. "Miserable" is a song from Lit's album A Place in the Sun. It was the third single released from the album.
  2. "Miserable" is a musical album of Bongripper.
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  3. "Miserable" is a musical single of Lit.
    • released in (15 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Miserable

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Google previewThe Annual Review and History of Literature (1804)

We do not use the verb to miserate; we do not know that the adjective miserable means able to be commiserated, for we use it in a different sense, as if ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

a poor miserable creature орuat, truadh, a.lean, piteous, disastrous, miserable грuasar, ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

miser, miserable: It. and Sp. misero, wretched, miserable]: one whose chief pleasure is the acquirement and hoarding up of money; one who, though wealthy, lives miserably through dread of poverty. MI's ERLY, a -li, very ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words Volume 2

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor

“pitiable, miserable” (from , “mercy, pity”; see MERCY), is used in Rev. 3: 17, in the Lord's description of the church at Laodicea; here the idea is probably that of a combination of “misery” and pitiableness.¶ Note: For the comparative ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Instincts (2001)

by Nils K. Oeijord, Mitch C. Bronston

you-mince-yourway-somewhere instinct mind, the-ability-to-form-a-theory- ofmind-about-another-person instinct miracle, to-treat-as-a-miracle instinct mirth, mirth instinct miser, miser instinct miserable, to-be-made-miserable-by-your- mistakes ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1817)

by Edward O'Reilly

a poor miserable creature Юрию, :rund/z, a. lean, piteous, disastrous, miserable Cpuaòar, ...

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He's turned his life around. He used to be depressed and miserable. Now he's miserable and depressed. (David Frost)
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Scrabble value of M3I1S1E1R1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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