If you commiserate with someone, you show them pity or sympathy because something bad or unpleasant has happened to them.
A miserly person is so greedy that he hoards all his money and so spends as little of it as possible.
Someone who is going through misery is suffering greatly or is very sad.
a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)
total lack of generosity with money
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