miserable hovel

miserable hovel
1. жалкая лачуга
2. хибарка

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  • miserable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin miserabilis wretched, pitiable, from miserari to pity, from miser Date: 15th century 1. being in a pitiable state of distress or unhappiness (as from want or shame) < miserable… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • miserable — adj. 1 wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable (felt miserable; a miserable hovel). 2 contemptible, mean. 3 causing wretchedness or discomfort (miserable weather). 4 Sc., Austral., & NZ stingy, mean. Derivatives: miserableness n. miserably adv.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hovel — [huv′əl, häv′əl] n. [ME < ?] 1. a low, open shed as for sheltering animals or storing supplies or equipment 2. any small, miserable dwelling; hut vt. hoveled or hovelled, hoveling or hovelling to shelter in a hovel …   English World dictionary

  • hovel — mid 14c., roofed passage, vent for smoke, later shed for animals (mid 15c.), of unknown origin. Meaning shed for human habitation; rude or miserable cabin is from 1620s. It also sometimes meant canopied niche for a statue or image (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hovel — n. a miserable, wretched hovel * * * [ hɒv(ə)l] wretched hovel a miserable …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hovel — n. 1 a small miserable dwelling. 2 a conical building enclosing a kiln. 3 an open shed or outhouse. Etymology: ME: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

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  • William (Amos) Wilson — William Wilson (b. ca. 1762 d. Oct 1821) became a figure in the folklore of southeastern and south central Pennsylvania in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Centuries. He is often referred to as The Pennsylvania Hermit. His sister… …   Wikipedia

  • pigsty — (n.) 1590s, from PIG (Cf. pig) (n.) + STY (Cf. sty). Figurative use for miserable, dirty hovel is attested from 1820 …   Etymology dictionary

  • grim — adjective 1) his grim expression Syn: stern, forbidding, uninviting, unsmiling, dour, formidable, harsh, steely, flinty, stony; cross, churlish, surly, sour, ill tempered; fierce, ferocious …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • abode — n 1. home, domicile, domicil, dwelling, dwelling place, dwelling home, residence, residency, habitation, habitancy, Scot, and North Eng. bigging, Scot. howff; lodging, lodgings, lodging place, lodgement or lodgment, nest, roost, perch; quarters,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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