as miserable as sin

as miserable as sin
very guilty, ugly, or miserable
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  • (as) miserable as sin — (as) miserable/ugly as ˈsin idiom (informal) used to emphasize that sb is very unhappy or ugly Main entry: ↑sinidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • miserable — mis|e|ra|ble [ˈmızərəbəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: Latin miserabilis, from miser; MISER] 1.) extremely unhappy, for example because you feel lonely, cold, or badly treated ▪ I ve been so miserable since Patrick left me. ▪ I… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sin — sin1 S2 [sın] n [: Old English; Origin: synn] 1.) [U and C] an action that is against religious rules and is considered to be an offence against God sin of ▪ the sin of pride ▪ She needed to confess her sins and ask for forgiveness. ▪ He knew… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sin — sin1 [ sın ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount an action, thought, or way of behaving that is wrong according to religious laws: the sin of pride/greed Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins. commit (a) sin: She had committed a sin and was… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sin — I UK [sɪn] / US noun Word forms sin : singular sin plural sins ** 1) [countable/uncountable] an action, thought, or way of behaving that is wrong according to religious laws the sin of pride/greed Christians believe in the forgiveness of sins.… …   English dictionary

  • miserable — adjetivo 1. Que es muy pobre o tiene un aspecto muy pobre: casa miserable. Esa familia vive en un barrio muy miserable. Sinónimo: mísero. 2. Que está abatido, sin ánimo, ni fuerza, o se encuentra en malas condiciones físicas o morales: Me los… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • miserable — (Del lat. miserabĭlis). 1. adj. Desdichado, infeliz. 2. Abatido, sin valor ni fuerza. 3. mezquino (ǁ que escatima en el gasto). 4. Perverso, abyecto, canalla. ☛ V. contrato de depósito miserable …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • miserable — (Del lat. miserabilis.) ► adjetivo 1 Que es muy pobre: ■ vive en una casa miserable. SINÓNIMO mísero 2 Que siente o causa desdicha: ■ nunca olvidará la miserable hora en que perdió a su familia. SINÓNIMO desgraciado infeliz …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • miserable — {{#}}{{LM M26068}}{{〓}} {{SynM26724}} {{[}}miserable{{]}} ‹mi·se·ra·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Desdichado, infeliz o lastimoso: • Aseguraba que en su miserable vida nunca le sonrió la suerte.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Insignificante por su… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Sin-eater — The term sin eater refers to a person who, through ritual means, would take on by means of food and drink the sins of a deceased person, thus absolving his or her soul and allowing that person to rest in peace. In the study of folklore sin eating …   Wikipedia

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