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British English: /ˈmɪz(ə)ri/
American English: /ˈmɪz(ə)ri/

Translation of misery in German:


  • 1 (wretched state)
    Elend Neutr.
    make somebody's life a misery
    jemandem das Leben zur Qual od. zur Hölle machen
    live in misery, live a life of misery
    ein erbärmliches od. jämmerliches Leben führen
    put an animal out of its misery
    ein Tier von seinen Qualen erlösen
    put somebody out of his misery [figurative]
    jemanden nicht länger auf die Folter spannen
  • 2 (thing)the misery of it was that …
    das Unglück dabei war, dass …
    Elend Neutr.
  • 3 [informal] (discontented person)misery [guts]
    Miesepeter Mask. [informal] [pejorative]
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