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Pronunciation: [mˈɪzɹəbli] (IPA)

Miserably is an adverb used to describe a state of unhappiness, discomfort, or suffering. Other synonyms for this word include wretchedly, pitifully, deplorably, lamentably, and unrelentingly. These words reflect the intense agony, sorrow, or pain people may feel in certain situations. Miserably can also refer to how a task or endeavor has been performed, and synonyms for such usage include poorly, badly, unsatisfactorily, and ineffectively. In general, the use of synonyms can help add variety to one's writing or speech, and convey shades of meaning that might not be apparent with only one word.

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Miserably is an adverb that describes something which is done or experienced in a very unsatisfactory or uncomfortable manner. Antonyms for miserably include satisfactorily, comfortably, triumphantly, and cheerfully. If something is done satisfactorily, it is executed to a standard that is acceptable, without any unpleasant or unfortunate outcomes. If someone is comfortable, they are physically and mentally at ease, not feeling discomfort or distress. If something is done triumphantly, it is executed successfully, with great achievement or victory. Lastly, if someone is cheerful, they are feeling or expressing happiness and positivity, not feeling unhappy or gloomy. These antonyms can be used to describe the opposite of a miserable experience.

Usage examples for Miserably

When he had been specially chosen to take part in a dangerous frontier expedition, it was his father who had appeared miserably anxious, but it was with his mother, softened, carried out of herself, that the whole neighbourhood had eagerly sympathised when there had come the glorious news that Bayworth Kaye had been mentioned in despatches for an act of reckless courage and gallantry, and recommended for the Victoria Cross.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
He rewarded them miserably, and now he fears that they may publish it.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
I was miserably cold.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Miserably

  • Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.
    Phillip Adams
  • This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war.
    Tom Daschle
  • Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time.
    Richard H. Davis
  • I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money.
    Beth Henley
  • During the summer, Screen Gems launched the New Monkees, which miserably failed I understand. I never saw it.
    Davy Jones

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