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miser era, erum, adj. with comp. miserior, and sup. miserrimus

MIS-, wretched, unfortunate, miserable, pitiable, lamentable, in distress : me miserior, T.: mortales, V.: multo miserior quam ille, quem tu miserrimum esse voluisti: quibus (molestiis) te miserrimam habui, tormented .—As subst m . and f : quo se miser vertet? the wretch : Miserarum est neque amori dare ludum, etc., i. e. wretched are the girls who , etc., H.Afflicting, sad, wretched, pitiable, melancholy : bellum: mors: caedes, V.: miserā ambitione laborare, H.Violent, excessive, extravagant : amor, V.: cultūs, in dress , H.Vile, poor, worthless : solacium: fortunae reliquiae.—As an exclamation: miserum! alas! V.

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