Definition of Miserableness

1. Noun. A state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune. "The misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable"

Exact synonyms: Misery, Wretchedness
Generic synonyms: Ill-being
Specialized synonyms: Concentration Camp, Living Death, Suffering, Woe
Derivative terms: Miserable, Miserable, Miserable, Miserable, Wretched, Wretched



Definition of Miserableness

1. n. The state or quality of being miserable.

Definition of Miserableness

1. Noun. The property of being miserable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Miserableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miserableness

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miserableness (current term)
miserablenesses
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miseration
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Literary usage of Miserableness

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"1. The state or quality of being miserable; misery; wretchedness.—. Miserliness; niggardliness. miserableness Hath brought in distress. ..."

2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1920)
"I tell you, I would scoff you on the day of doom, and curse the teeth out of my mouth for the sake of your Deity's boundless miserableness! ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"The one relation is seen in their notions as to the origin and cessation of personal existence, the other in their conception of its miserableness and ..."

4. A History of Modern Philosophy: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from by Harald Høffding (1908)
"Carlyle, however, expresses himself more forcibly than any other author who makes use of this law concerning the miserableness of his own time. ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"L.) Skelton has miserably and miserableness; Why Come Ye Nat to Court, 865,1029. —F. miserable, 'miserable;' Cot —Lat. miserabilis, pitiable. ..."

6. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"miserableness—pusillanimity in the use hearing of, and not seeing miracles, chiefly the case of men now-a-days. iii. 436:— no wondrous work done in these ..."

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