Textual thesaurus for "miserable"

(adj) paltry, measly

contemptibly small in amount

a measly tip; the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief; a paltry wage; almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans

(adj) wretched

characterized by physical misery

a wet miserable weekend; spent a wretched night on the floor

(adj) abject, scummy, scurvy, low, low-down

of the most contemptible kind

abject cowardice; a low stunt to pull; a low-down sneak; his miserable treatment of his family; You miserable skunk!; a scummy rabble; a scurvy trick

(adj) hapless, poor, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, wretched, misfortunate, pathetic

deserving or inciting pity

a hapless victim; miserable victims of war; the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic- Galsworthy; piteous appeals for help; pitiable homeless children; a pitiful fate; Oh, you poor thing; his poor distorted limbs; a wretched life

(adj) wretched, suffering

very unhappy; full of misery

he felt depressed and miserable; a message of hope for suffering humanity; wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages

(adj) deplorable, execrable, woeful, wretched

of very poor quality or condition

deplorable housing conditions in the inner city; woeful treatment of the accused; woeful errors of judgment