immiseration

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noun im·mis·er·a·tion \(ˌ)i(m)-ˌmi-zə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of immiseration

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

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Origin and Etymology of immiseration

2in- + miserable + -ation


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