As nouns the difference between niggardliness and misery
is that niggardliness
is the state of being niggardly while misery
is great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.
The state of being niggardly.
* niggardness, niggardship, niggardy, niggardry, niggardise (all obsolete)
Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.
Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune.
- Ever since his wife left him you can see the misery on his face .
* put out of one's misery