Misery

Definition of Misery

Mi´ser`y
n.1.
1.Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.
Destruction and misery are in their ways.
- Rom. iii. 16.
2.Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune.
When we our betters see bearing our woes,
We scarcely think our miseries our foes.
- Shak.
3.Covetousness; niggardliness; avarice.

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