-) KEY ADJECTIVE:
- Very uncomfortable or unhappy; wretched.
- Causing or accompanied by great discomfort or distress: a miserable climate.
- Mean or shameful; contemptible: a miserable trick.
- Wretchedly inadequate: lived in a miserable shack; fed the prisoners miserable rations.
- Of poor quality; inferior: miserable handicraft.
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin miserbilis
, from miserr
, to pity
, from miser
, wretchedOTHER FORMS:miser·a·ble(Noun)