Italian English Dictionary

italiano - English

miserabile in English:

1. abject abject

In Africa some countries have real abject poverty. For the first three years they endured abject misery. 3. Abject slaves sent abject letter of thanks.
to live in abject poverty
1. Brought low in condition or status. See Synonyms at mean2. 2. Being of the most contemptible kind: abject cowardice. 3. Being of the most miserable kind; wretched: abject poverty.
This policy has turned out to be an abject failure.
a man made abject by suffering
medal-winning writer Mal Peet, who described his income from sales as "literally abject".
The migrants slept in their car and were living in abject poverty.
an abject apology; abject surrender; abject cowardice
abject poverty
... to elevate themselves above abject poverty.

English word "miserabile"(abject) occurs in sets:

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2. wretched

You look wretched—what's wrong?
The slums were filled with poor, wretched children. I don't know what's wrong with her, but she looks wretched.
I was shocked to see their wretched living conditions
Many of Charles Dickens’ works reflect his own wretched early life.
flu makes you feel wretched
Unfortunately, their living conditions are still wretched.
The lost dog looked wretched when we found it, but we soon nursed him back to health.
The people live in wretched conditions, with no running water.
The wretched, nervous, ill-fated crewman had vanished.
These wretched people had seen their homes going up in flames. 2. Reality started to hit about four months after we had bought the wretched place 3. I feel really confused and wretched. 4. What a wretched excuse.
He lived a wretched life when young.

English word "miserabile"(wretched) occurs in sets:

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