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miserable

US [ˈmɪz(ə)rəb(ə)l]
UK ['mɪz(ə)rəb(ə)l]
  • adj.痛苦的;非常难受的;可怜的;使难受的
  • n.不幸的人;穷困不堪的人
  • Web悲惨的;凄惨的
MISERABLE
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adj.
1.
痛苦的;非常难受的;可怜的very unhappy or uncomfortable
We were cold, wet and thoroughly miserable.
我们又冷又湿,难受极了。
Don't look so miserable!
别一副闷闷不乐的样子!
She knows how to make life miserable for her employees.
她知道如何整治她的雇员。
2.
使难受的;使不舒服的;令人不快的making you feel very unhappy or uncomfortable
miserable housing conditions
恶劣的住房条件
I spent a miserable weekend alone at home.
我独自一人在家度过了一个惨兮兮的周末。
What a miserable day(= cold and wet) !
多么难受的天气呀 !
The play was a miserable failure .
这部话剧是个可悲的失败。
3.
[obn]
乖戾的;脾气坏的always unhappy, bad-tempered and unfriendly
He was a miserable old devil.
他真是个令人厌烦的老家伙。
4.
太少的;少得可怜的too small in quantity
How can anyone live on such a miserable wage?
这么少的工资让人怎么活呀?

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