Immiserate meaning

ĭ-mĭzə-rāt
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To make miserable; impoverish.
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To impoverish or sink into misery.
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Origin of immiserate

  • New Latin immiserāre, immiserāt- (translation of German verelenden to sink into misery) (ver- causative pref.) (Elend poverty) Latin in- causative pref. in–2 Latin miser wretched

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from immiseration.

    From Wiktionary