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Definition of Misery


  1. Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.
  2. Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune.
  3. Covetousness; niggardliness; avarice.

Misery Quotations

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Martha Washington

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
Anne Frank

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Winston Churchill

Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Leon Trotsky

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
Anne Frank
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Misery Translations

misery in Danish is elendighed
misery in Finnish is kurjuus
misery in German is Elend
misery in Italian is penuria, miserabile
misery in Spanish is miseria, cuitado, estrechez
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