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miserable

adjective

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2 feeling unhappiness
  • the awful news made us miserable

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5 deserving of one's pity
  • miserable refugees from the war-torn country

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miserable

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The first known use of miserable was in the 15th century

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“Miserable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/miserable. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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