Misery vs. Heartache

Misery vs. Heartache — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Misery and Heartache

Miserynoun

Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe.

Ever since his wife left him you can see the misery on his face.

Heartachenoun

Very sincere and difficult emotional problems or stress

Miserynoun

A bodily ache or pain.

Heartachenoun

intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

Miserynoun

Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune.

Miserynoun

(Extreme) poverty.

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Miserynoun

(archaic) greed; avarice.

Miserynoun

a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune;

the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable

Miserynoun

a feeling of intense unhappiness;

she was exhausted by her misery and grief