(as) miserable as sin

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(as) miserable as sin

Extremely unhappy, depressed, or wretched. Everyone just stood around looking miserable as sin during the ceremony. I felt as miserable as sin because of the breakup, but I was going to be best man at my brother's wedding, so I had to pick myself up and dust myself off.
See also: miserable, sin

(as) miserable/ugly as ˈsin

(spoken) used to emphasize that somebody is very unhappy or ugly: He arrived at the party looking as miserable as sin.Some babies are as ugly as sin at that age.
See also: miserable, sin, ugly
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assuring us it was the happiest day of his life, he looked as miserable as sin.
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In ordinary circumstances, I'd have been miserable as sin.