Norwegian English Dictionary

Norsk - English

elendig in English:

1. miserable


She felt miserable.
1. She's miserable living on her own. 2. Miserable weather. / What a miserable existence! How could anyone live in such awful conditions? / 3. The book was a miserable failure.
but most mohandas's work was in Ollivant's court and he felt miserable and helpless
So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.
She was looking miserable sitting in the middle of this snowstorm, so I threw a small coin at her.
It's absolutely miserable outside; cold, wet rain is no good for drinking beer on the plaza with your friends.
Those who have given themselves the most concern about the happiness of people have made their friends very miserable.
I had tried to avoid thinking that as much as possible but as soon as I faced it I started to feel miserable.
miserable ​weather; When I'm ​feeling miserable I go ​shopping and ​spoil myself - a ​couple of new ​dresses always make me ​feel ​better.
The definition of miserable is someone or something that is unhappy, suffering or in a condition of misery, or something that is bad or inferior.
Let's face it – travelling by car or by public transport can be really miserable!
You are miserable coz you don't have money but you have something you can't buy- a family. Appreciate this.
"I don't want to make him miserable, I want to put him on his guard!" retorted Mr. Weasley.

2. lousy


What lousy weather!
I expect it's his lousy personality that drives off the ladies.
The lousy creature was chewing my notes
That was a lousy thing to do./lousy weather
very poor or bad. "the service is usually lousy." awful, terrible, appalling, very bad, atrocious, desperate, unspeakable, frightful, miserable
after eighteen, I feel lousy
The lousy movie was unable to hold my attention for more than 20 minutes
lousy food/service
I'm going to get rid of this lousy phone. It stopped working while I was talking to my boss!
to feel lousy
All he offered me was a lousy £20. You're a lousy poker player, Foletta.
Of course that's before she got the lousy face-lift.
You look lousy, doll.
Six months later, I was in a lousy relationship with another man.
That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.

3. terrible


That's terrible.
Tom can write almost like a native speaker, but his pronunciation is terrible.
Suddenly, there was a period of terrible violence and hatred between blacks and whites.
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
In the restaurant we were yesterday evening, we had to wait two hours before ordering. What a terrible establishment!
Mariela had a terrible time with her college advisors, who were worse at keeping her schedule together than she herself was.
You've been camping out ever since you came over here? Must have been terrible.
One month since entering high school ... not a single friend yet. That's really terrible, at this rate it will be middle-school all over again!!
I'm in a terrible hurry... for reasons I can't say, Dima replied to the woman. "Please, just let me try on that suit there."
Even though you came to the movie theater to see the movie, you fell asleep. That's terrible.
Isn't my boyfriend terrible? He always takes me to see horror movies, even though he knows I don't like them. I hate it.
Then, with a final, terrible scream, the monster flung itself off the mountain to its death on the rocks below.
tłumaczenie przykładu ze słówkiem he is terrible
Beauty is a terrible and awful thing! It is terrible because it has not been fathomed, for God sets us nothing but riddles. Here the boundaries meet and all contradictions exist side by side.
I haven't seen anyone that enjoyed a better life than his, even though his living conditions were terrible.