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English-German translation for: Elend
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German-English Dictionary: Elend

miserable {adj}
wretched {adj}
abject {adj}
seedy {adj}
sordid {adj}
woeful {adj}
baleful {adj} [archaic] [wretched, miserable]
calamitous {adj}
miserably {adv}
woefully {adv}
balefully {adv} [archaic] [wretched, miserable]
wretchedly {adv}
calamitously {adv}
elend [erbärmlich, armselig] [z. B. Behausung, Zustand]
forlorn {adj} [miserable, wretched] [e.g. house, state]
elend [gemein]
mean {adj}
elend [niederträchtig]
caitiff {adj} [archaic]
elend [jämmerlich]
armly {adj} [obs.] [miserable, wretched]
Elend {n}
hardship [condition]
im Elend
in need {adv}
squalidly {adv}
elend aussehen
to look seedy
elend verkommen
to dwindle into misery
langes Elend {n} [fig.] [ugs.]
stretch [Am.] [coll.]
soziales Elend {n}
social hardship
tiefstes Elend {n}
abject misery
äußerstes Elend {n}
abject misery
Elend sucht Elend. [selten]
Misery loves company. [People feeling sad want the people they are with to also feel sad.]proverb
(das) Elend überwinden
to overcome adversity
das Elend lindern
to alleviate the misery
Elend über jdn. bringen
to bring misery upon sb.
ins Elend geraten
to become destitute
jdn. ins Elend stürzen
to engulf sb. in misery
sich elend fühlen
to feel wretched
to feel miserable
to feel ropy [Br.]
to feel ropey [Br.]
Christus {m} im Elend
Christ in distressartbibl.relig.
Elend {n} der Armenviertel
squalidness of the slums
Glanz {m} und Elend
glamour and gloom [misery]
(wie) ein Häufchen Elend [ugs.]
(looking) a picture of misery {adv}idiom
Ihm war elend zumute.
He felt as sick as a parrot. [Br.]idiom
Elend im Gefolge haben
to bring misery in its train
jdn. aus seinem Elend befreien
to put sb. out of his / her misery
Kampf {m} gegen das Elend
struggle against misery
die, die im Elend leben [die im Elend Lebenden]
the destitute
Es ist schon ein Elend mit ihm.
It's no end of trouble with him.
aussehen wie ein Häufchen Elend
to look like a picture of misery
bewirken, dass sichAkk. jd. elend fühlt
to cause sb. to be miserable
das Elend der Armen beschönigen
to whitewash the misery of the poor
nur noch ein Häufchen Elend sein
to be a picture of misery
Elend und Glanz der Übersetzung
The Misery and the Splendor of Translation [José Ortega y Gasset]philos.F
Furcht und Elend des Dritten Reiches [Bertolt Brecht]
Fear and Misery of the Third Reichlit.theatreF
The Private Life of the Master Racelit.theatreF
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