immiseration


im·mis·er·a·tion

noun \(ˌ)i(m)-ˌmi-zə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of IMMISERATION

:  the act of making miserable; especially :  impoverishment <the immiseration of the working class — C. R. Morris>

Origin of IMMISERATION

2in- + miserable + -ation
First Known Use: 1948

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