plural -s
: a loathsome person

Word History


Middle English, loathsome person, leper, from Old French, leper, from Medieval Latin misellus, from Latin, wretch, from misellus, adjective, miserable, from miser miserable

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“Mesel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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