Miser vs Misery - What's the difference?

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Miser is a related term of misery.


As nouns the difference between miser and misery

is that miser is while misery is great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.

miser

English

(wikipedia miser)

Noun

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

    Synonyms

    * cheapskate * scrooge * skinflint * See

    Antonyms

    * spendthrift

    Derived terms

    * miserly

    See also

    *

    Anagrams

    * * * * * ----

    misery

    English

    Noun

    (miseries)
  • Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.
  • Ever since his wife left him you can see the misery on his face .
  • Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune.
  • (Extreme) poverty.
  • Greed; avarice.
  • Synonyms

    * see

    Derived terms

    * put out of one's misery