- to make miserable.
- to cause to become impoverished.
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Examples from the Web for immiseration
For some, additional consequences were death and the immiseration of the widows and orphans they left behind.David's Book Club: The Conquest of Malaria
July 31, 2012
Back then, the lower class, rather than sink meekly into its immiseration, periodically erupted in violent strikes and riots.Now All Americans Are Losing Ground
February 8, 2012