See also: misër

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin miser(wretched, unfortunate, unhappy, miserable, sick, ill, bad, worthless, etc.).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

miser ‎(plural misers)

  1. (pejorative) A person who hoards money rather than spending it; one who is cheap or extremely parsimonious.
    Ebenezer Scrooge was a stereotypical miser, he spent nothing he could save; neither giving to charity nor enjoying his wealth.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

miser

  1. (gambling) to bet (place a bet)

ConjugationEdit

AnagramsEdit

External linksEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *mēwdʰ-(to complain, be emotional about), the same root of Latin maereō and Ancient Greek μῖσος(mîsos, hatred).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

miser m ‎(feminine misera, neuter miserum); first/second declension

  1. poor, wretched, pitiful
    • 29 bc. Vergil. Aeneid, Book I
      non ignara mali miseris succurrere disco
      being not unacquainted with woe, I learn to help the unfortunate
  2. miserable, unhappy
  3. worthless, null
  4. tragic, unfortunate
  5. sick
  6. tormenting

InflectionEdit

First/second declension, nominative masculine singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative miser misera miserum miserī miserae misera
genitive miserī miserae miserī miserōrum miserārum miserōrum
dative miserō miserō miserīs
accusative miserum miseram miserum miserōs miserās misera
ablative miserō miserā miserō miserīs
vocative miser misera miserum miserī miserae misera

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit