Synonyms of miserable in English:

miserable


See definition of miserable

adjective

1‘I'm too miserable to eat’

SYNONYMS
unhappy, sad, sorrowful, dejected, depressed, downcast, downhearted, down, despondent, despairing, disconsolate, out of sorts, desolate, bowed down, wretched, glum, gloomy, dismal, blue, melancholy, melancholic, low-spirited, mournful, woeful, woebegone, doleful, forlorn, crestfallen, broken-hearted, heartbroken, inconsolable, luckless, grief-stricken
informal down in the mouth, down in the dumps
ANTONYMS

happy, contented

2‘their miserable surroundings’

SYNONYMS
dreary, dismal, dark, gloomy, drab, sombre, wretched, depressing, grim, cheerless, godforsaken, bleak, desolate, joyless, uninviting, discouraging, disheartening, unpromising, hopeless, dire, pathetic, tragic, distressing, grievous
mean, poor, shabby, squalid, filthy, foul, sordid, seedy, dilapidated
ANTONYMS

luxurious

3‘those planning day trips face four miserable wet or windy days’

SYNONYMS
unpleasant, disagreeable, displeasing, depressing, uncomfortable
wet, rainy, stormy
informal rotten
ANTONYMS

glorious, lovely

4‘he was a good leader, but a miserable old prune on a bad day’

SYNONYMS
grumpy, sullen, sulky, gloomy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, in a bad mood, dour, surly, sour, glum, moody, unsmiling, humourless, uncommunicative, taciturn, unresponsive, unsociable, scowling, glowering, ill-humoured, sombre, sober, saturnine, pessimistic, lugubrious, dismal, irritable, churlish, cantankerous, crotchety, cross, crabbed, crabby, grouchy, testy, snappish, peevish, crusty, waspish
Northern English informal mardy
informal, dated mumpish
ANTONYMS

cheerful, good-natured

5‘the agricultural working class were forced to work for miserable wages’

SYNONYMS
inadequate, meagre, scanty, scant, paltry, limited, restricted, insufficient, deficient, negligible, insubstantial, skimpy, short, little, lean, small, slight, slender, poor, lamentable, pitiful, puny, niggardly, beggarly
informal measly, stingy, lousy, pathetic, piddling
rare exiguous
ANTONYMS

generous, adequate

6‘all that fuss about a few miserable mushrooms’

SYNONYMS
wretched, contemptible, despicable, confounded
informal blithering, flaming, footling, infernal, damned, cursed, accursed