Meaning of “misery” in the English Dictionary

"misery" in British English

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miserynoun

uk /ˈmɪz.ər.i/ us /ˈmɪz.ɚ.i/

(Definition of “misery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misery" in American English

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miserynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈmɪz·ər·i/

great unhappiness:

[ U ] With the rice harvest, hope is sprouting amid the misery.

(Definition of “misery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)