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"miserable" in British English

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miserableadjective

uk   /ˈmɪz.ər.ə.bəl/  us   /ˈmɪz.ɚ.ə.bəl/
  • miserable adjective (UNHAPPY)

B1 very unhappy: She's miserable living on her own.
B2 unpleasant and causing unhappiness: miserable weather What a miserable existence! How could anyone live in such awful conditions?

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"miserable" in American English

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miserableadjective

 us   /ˈmɪz·ər·ə·bəl/
  • miserable adjective (UNHAPPY)

very unhappy, or causing much unhappiness: They can make your life miserable if they want to.
  • miserable adjective (HAVING LOW VALUE)

very low in quality or value: The forecast is for miserable weather today.
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