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See definition of misery on Dictionary.com
  • nounpain, mental or physical
  • nountrouble, disaster

synonyms for misery

  • agony
  • anguish
  • despair
  • discomfort
  • gloom
  • grief
  • hardship
  • headache
  • heartache
  • passion
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • squalor
  • suffering
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
  • worry
  • ache
  • blues
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despondency
  • distress
  • dolor
  • hurting
  • melancholy
  • pang
  • stitch
  • throe
  • twinge
  • unhappiness
  • worriment
  • wretchedness
  • anvil chorus
  • bad news
See also synonyms for: miseries

antonyms for misery

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  • calmness
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • ease
  • happiness
  • health
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • relief
  • hopefulness
  • joyousness
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • delight
  • fun
  • gladness
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • pleasure
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How to use misery in a sentence

It took years of accumulated misery around mirrors to make me quit pie.
SALT: THE DIETARY DANGER THAT’S EASY TO IGNOREKAREN SANDSTROMDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It was miserable, but the level of misery made it more memorable.
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The trillion-dollar gap between actual GDP and potential GDP is a gap made up of misery, unemployment, and unfulfilled promise.
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His misery over the loss of his son, Eddy — a talented guitarist who overdosed on heroin — never subsided.
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For others, an active infection may spell misery for months.
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In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
From this one source of misery, where was a promise or a chance of a final rescue?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Consequently there is so universal misery that no words could exaggerate it to your Majesty.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The years that followed the close of the Napoleonic wars in 1815 were in many senses years of unexampled misery.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO MISERY

  • anguish
  • hurt
  • misery
  • pang
  • pounding
  • soreness
  • spasm
  • suffering
  • throb
  • throbbing
  • throe
  • twinge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.