UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɪzərəbəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɪzərəbəl, ˈmɪzrə-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(mizər ə bəl, mizrə-)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a miserable [soul, person, man, woman, boy, girl]
  2. a miserable [parent, teacher, worker]
  3. a miserable [living, life, existence, future, outlook]
  4. had a miserable day at [home, school, the office, the store]
  5. has been a miserable [day, morning, evening, night, week]
  6. this [rain, snow] is miserable
  7. what miserable weather we're having!
  8. (took place) [in, under] miserable conditions
  9. a miserable state of affairs
  10. am feeling miserable (today)
  11. is always so miserable
  12. she looks [so, completely, thoroughly] miserable
  13. is in a miserable [mood, frame of mind] (from)
  14. [raised, got, made] a miserable [$20]!
  15. was a miserable [attempt, try, failure]
  16. a miserable excuse for a [teacher, lawyer, doctor]
  17. nothing but a miserable [crook, villain, fraudster]
  18. you miserable little [wretch, worm, liar, thief]!
  19. offensive, slang: a miserable [bastard, prick, asshole, motherfucker]
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