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Its four electric motors had a record-beating efficiency of 97%, far ahead of the miserable 27% of standard thermal engines.

It came rushing back, how miserable I was just hours before I unfurled my picnic blanket on the damp grass and we worked our way through the pleasantries of a first date.

From Eater

Hollye Kirkcaldy, director at Sparro House, a remote-working creative agency, attempted to return to work full-time after having her first child, but admitted the experience made her miserable.

From Digiday

I prayed and prayed the break would end and now that it has ended I feel even more miserable.

Coming off a miserable 2020 season, United would have to ensure an adequate supporting cast.

Despite being one of the most powerful men in the world, the king looks miserable.

The young people in Girls are miserable, peevish, depressed, hate their bodies, themselves, their life, and each other.

Like Donal, he requested to go to boarding school to escape his homelife; also like Donal, he was initially miserable there.

Millions of children in India endure miserable and difficult lives.

I was going along OK, but looking back, I was filled with anger and took it out on my first wife and made her life miserable.

U was an Usurer, a miserable elf; V was a Vintner, who drank all himself.

Madame and myself had just been regretting that we should have to pass the evening in this miserable hole of a town.

Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?

All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.

Eight weary years have passed, and we have reached a miserable day in the month of November.


On this page you'll find 176 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to miserable, such as: gloomy, pathetic, sad, tragic, unhappy, and wretched.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.