English adjective: miserable
|1.||miserable very unhappy; full of misery|
|Samples||He felt depressed and miserable.|
A message of hope for suffering humanity.
Wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages.
|2.||miserable deserving or inciting pity|
|Samples||A hapless victim.|
Miserable victims of war.
The shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic.
Piteous appeals for help.
Pitiable homeless children.
A pitiful fate.
Oh, you poor thing.
His poor distorted limbs.
A wretched life.
|Synonyms||hapless, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched|
|3.||miserable of the most contemptible kind|
A low stunt to pull.
A low-down sneak.
His miserable treatment of his family.
You miserable skunk!.
A scummy rabble.
A scurvy trick.
|Synonyms||abject, low, low-down, scummy, scurvy|
|4.||miserable of very poor quality or condition|
|Samples||Deplorable housing conditions in the inner city.|
Woeful treatment of the accused.
Woeful errors of judgment.
|Synonyms||deplorable, execrable, woeful, wretched|
|5.||miserable characterized by physical misery|
|Samples||A wet miserable weekend.|
Spent a wretched night on the floor.
|6.||miserable contemptibly small in amount|
|Samples||A measly tip.|
The company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief.
A paltry wage.
Almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans.
|Similar||meager, meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy|