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misery

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of misery

  1. 1 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness the flood brought misery to the many hundreds whom it had made homeless Synonyms agony, Gehenna, horror, hell, murder, nightmare, torment, tortureRelated Words affliction, calvary, cross, curse, ordeal, trial, tribulation; calamity, misfortune, tragedy; gall, thorn; bummer, downer, dragNear Antonyms delight, diversion, entertainment, fun, joy, pleasure, recreation; lark, picnic, riotAntonyms heaven, paradise

  2. 2 a state of great suffering of body or mind a medication that promises to provide greater relief to those living in chronic misery because of arthritis Synonyms affliction, agony, anguish, excruciation, hurt, distress, pain, rack, strait(s), torment, torture, travail, tribulation, woeRelated Words discomfort; cross, crucible, trial; heartache, heartbreak, joylessness, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness; emergency, pinch; asperity, difficulty, hardship, rigor; ache, pang, smarting, soreness, stitch, throe, twinge; danger, jeopardy, troubleNear Antonyms comfort, consolation, solace; alleviation, assuagement, ease, relief; peace, security; well-being


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