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misery

Extreme mental or emotional unhappiness.
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It merits mention here that the persistent sit in of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan at Faizabad has multiplied the miseries of the citizens of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Making reference to the impotent protagonist of Stendhal's Armance (1827), Barthes lists various manifestations of this unwelcome, if banal, daily return to suffering: "Modes of waking: sad, wracked (with tenderness), affectless, innocent, panic-stricken (Octave comes to, after fainting: 'All of a sudden his miseries were clear in his mind: one does not die of pain, or he was a dead man at that moment')."
For many people the best and most satisfying method of dealing with unhappy experiences and miseries of life is to find someone who will listen patiently while they talk about all that happened in their life and that helps them to explore their feelings.