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What does misery loves company mean?


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misery loves company

The phrase misery loves company means that if someone is miserable, they like others to be miserable too so that they can feel better about themselves.

Example(s):

I see that you got into a lot of trouble, but since your colleague is in trouble too, that makes you feel better. Misery loves company, doesn't it?

This idiom is in the love category


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