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miserable

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Adjective

miserable (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
miserable

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  1. In a state of misery: very sad, ill, or poor.
    • (A date for this quote is being sought): George Bernard Shaw
      The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure is occupation.
  2. Very bad (at something); unskilled, incompetent.
    He's O.K. at some sports, like tennis, but he's just miserable at football.

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Spanish

Adjective

miserable m. and f. (plural miserables)

  1. Miserable.
  2. Poor.

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