Niggardliness vs Misery - What's the difference?

niggardliness | misery |


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.

niggardliness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The state of being niggardly.
  • Synonyms

    * niggardness, niggardship, niggardy, niggardry, niggardise (all obsolete)

    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