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Noun: misery  mi-zu-ree
  1. A state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable";
    - wretchedness, miserableness
  2. A feeling of intense unhappiness
    "she was exhausted by her misery and grief"

Derived forms: miseries

Type of: ill-being, sadness, unhappiness

Encyclopedia: Misery, Somme