Misery loves company


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Misery loves company.

Prov. Unhappy people like other people to be unhappy too. Jill: Why is Linda criticizing everybody today? Jane: Her boss criticized her this morning, and misery loves company. I should probably feel bad because my sister is so depressed, but I'm pretty depressed myself. Misery loves company.
See also: company, love, misery

Misery loves company.

something that you say which means that people who are feeling sad usually want the people they are with to also feel sad On a bad day, she isn't satisfied till the entire family is in tears. Misery loves company.
See also: company, love, misery

misery loves company

Fellow sufferers make unhappiness easier to bear, as in She secretly hoped her friend would fail, too-misery loves company. Words to this effect appeared in the work of Sophocles (c. 408 b.c.) and other ancient writers; the earliest recorded use in English was about 1349.
See also: company, love, misery
References in classic literature ?
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Elsewhere, misery loves company, but likes a drink more - as Paddy and Chas prove when they crack open a bottle or four.
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