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It took years of accumulated misery around mirrors to make me quit pie.

It was miserable, but the level of misery made it more memorable.

The trillion-dollar gap between actual GDP and potential GDP is a gap made up of misery, unemployment, and unfulfilled promise.

From Axios

His misery over the loss of his son, Eddy — a talented guitarist who overdosed on heroin — never subsided.

For others, an active infection may spell misery for months.

From Fortune

There are no moratoriums on the Internet, least of all for news of human misery.

Every possible outcome—them together, them staying with their existing partners—seems only likely to bring misery.

Has she been doomed by the science of 2014 to a life of sexual misery?

“I think religion in general is the source of most human misery,” he says.

It breaks up families, burns hope, and perpetuates cycles of misery.

In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.

From this one source of misery, where was a promise or a chance of a final rescue?

Consequently there is so universal misery that no words could exaggerate it to your Majesty.

The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.

The years that followed the close of the Napoleonic wars in 1815 were in many senses years of unexampled misery.


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On this page you'll find 177 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misery, such as: agony, anguish, despair, discomfort, gloom, and grief.

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