misery misery  /ˈmɪ zə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
  2. (n) a feeling of intense unhappiness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • But their misery is real and acute.

News

  1. Mom Kills Autistic Son With Kitchen Knife

    An Illinois mom is in custody for allegedly stabbing her severely autistic son to death. Dorothy Spourdalakis said that her son’s condition kept getting worse and that she just wanted to put him out of his misery. The 50-year-old allegedly had family friend Jolanta Agatha Skrodzka help her kill her son. Spourdalakis first tried to give [...] Mom Kills Autistic Son With Kitchen Knife is a post ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Nationwide makes SSDs standard on PCs, to employee applause

    Computerworld - LAS VEGAS -- Nationwide Insurance is moving off Windows XP and the misery of an eight-minute boot-up time for some 40,000 users. It is building systems that use 256 GB SSDs and that have anywhere from 8 GB to 16 GB of RAM, depending on employee need.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Computerworld

  3. Halfords: Condition Red - Drivers Warned as Pollen Count Peaks

    Millions of motorists who suffer from hay fever are being warned to take extra care when driving as allergy experts predict weeks of misery ahead.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. McCormack said Washington was working toward a cease-fire that would not allow for a re-establishment of the status quo, "where Hamas can continue to launch rockets out of Gaza and to condemn the people of Gaza to a life of misery."
    on Jan 3, 2009 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Reuters

  2. "We have sort of become a nation of whiners," Gramm told the Washington Times. "You just hear this constant whining, complaining about a loss of competitiveness, America in decline. Misery sells newspapers. Thank God the economy is not as bad...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Phil Gramm Source: LSU The Reveille

  3. Murtha "understood the misery of war," Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey, a Wisconsin Democrat, said in a statement. "Every person who serves in the military has lost an advocate and a good friend today."
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: David Obey Source: BusinessWeek

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