miserynounuk /ˈmɪz.ər.i/ us /-ɚ-/
misery noun (UNHAPPY FEELING)
- He looked happy for a brief while, before relapsing into silent misery.
- He sat slumped over his desk, the picture of misery.
- Words alone cannot convey the untold misery endured by people in these refugee camps.
- She was worn down by the misery and degradation of prison life.
- I just wanted to end the misery of waiting.
misery noun (UNHAPPY PERSON)