Elend

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From elend.

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Elend n (genitive Elends, no plural)

  1. misery
    • 1927, Adolf Halfeld, Amerika und der Amerikanismus. Kritische Betrachtungen eines Deutschen und Europäers, Jena: Eugen Diederichs, pages 206–207:
      Das Elend der Universitäten beginnt, wie wir sahen, schon bei den Grundschulen und High Schools.
      The misery of the universities begins, as we have seen, already in the primary schools and high schools.

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