Is January a good time to consider divorcing a sibling, parent or other family member who makes you miserable?
Victims of careless ‘dox’ attempts say the consequences are miserable.
A paper cup of water with a bent straw is placed before the frantic and miserable patient and all present implore him to Sip!
early 15c., "full of misery, causing wretchedness" (of conditions), from Old French miserable "prone to pity, merciful," and directly from Latin miserabilis "pitiable, miserable, deplorable, lamentable," from miserari "to pity, lament, deplore," from miser "wretched" (see miser). Of persons, "existing in a state of misery" it is attested from 1520s.