MISERY in a Sentence

Learn MISERY from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of MISERY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
misery
 n.  great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Yet, although unhappy, he is not so utterly occupied by his own misery but that he interests himself deeply in the projects of others.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 4
2  But when he entered, misery and despair alone welcomed him.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  I will not lead you on, unguarded and ardent as I then was, to your destruction and infallible misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
4  I do not know what you mean," replied my brother, in accents of wonder, "but to us the discovery we have made completes our misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  Surprise, horror, and misery were strongly expressed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
6  Elizabeth also wept and was unhappy, but hers also was the misery of innocence, which, like a cloud that passes over the fair moon, for a while hides but cannot tarnish its brightness.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
7  I was benevolent and good; misery made me a fiend.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
8  I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
9  Our lives will not be happy, but they will be harmless and free from the misery I now feel.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  My journey had been my own suggestion, and Elizabeth therefore acquiesced, but she was filled with disquiet at the idea of my suffering, away from her, the inroads of misery and grief.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
11  I desired that I might pass my life on that barren rock, wearily, it is true, but uninterrupted by any sudden shock of misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
12  I had been awake the whole of the preceding night, my nerves were agitated, and my eyes inflamed by watching and misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
13  The lines of her face were hard and rude, like that of persons accustomed to see without sympathizing in sights of misery.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
14  I was overcome by gloom and misery and often reflected I had better seek death than desire to remain in a world which to me was replete with wretchedness.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
15  But sleep did not afford me respite from thought and misery; my dreams presented a thousand objects that scared me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Empathy for the criminal's childhood misery does not imply exoneration of the crimes he committed as an adult.
2  Go on, put them out of their misery and announce the winner.
3  I was sent to boarding school, where I spent six years of unremitting misery.
4  He bears misery best who hides it most.
5  This phobia can cause untold misery for the sufferer.
6  The family lived in misery for several years.
7  The actress is asking the court to protect her from an obsessive fan who is making her life a misery.
8  The man immediately responsible for this misery is the province's governor.
9  The demise of the industry has caused untold misery to thousands of hard-working tradesmen.
10  Recall the misery of the past and contrast it with the happiness of today.
11  The figures represent such overwhelming human misery that the mind wants to shut it out.
12  The dying man was suffering so much that we thought it kinder to put him out of his misery.
13  One by one they stepped in at last and took shelter under the tent; but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for.
14  She spent hours sitting alone, in abysmal misery, because it seemed to be in plain sight, yet she couldn't define it.
15  If we adhere to a standard of misery and continue to compare our suffering, then we will remain insufferable.