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misease

[mis-eez]
noun
  1. Archaic. discomfort; distress; suffering.
  2. Obsolete. poverty.
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Origin of misease

1150–1200; Middle English misese < Old French mesaise. See mis-1, ease
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Historical Examples

  • He called to his table such good knights as were in misease, by reason of prison or of war.

    French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France

    Marie de France