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"___ loves company" LA Times Crossword Clue Puzzle Answer from July 09, 2024

Here is the right answer to the crossword clue "___ loves company" LA Times featured in the LA Times puzzle. The correct answer to this clue is MISERY.

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Updated Jul 09, 2024

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___ loves company LA Times Crossword Clue Puzzle Answer from July 09, 2024

"___ loves company" LA Times Crossword Clue Answer

Let’s find the answers to "___ loves company" LA Times for the July 09, 2024 edition of LA Times crossword puzzle. Answer Contains 6 letters. Start with M and end with Y, and the possible solutions are MINIFY, MISLAY, MISERY.

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The answer is MISERY.

The phrase "Misery loves company" is a common proverbial expression that reflects the idea that people who are unhappy or in a state of misery often seek out others who are similarly unhappy. This can be for various reasons, such as finding comfort in shared experiences, feeling validated in their emotions, or even seeking solidarity in difficult times.

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The origin of this phrase dates back centuries, with the earliest known use traced to the 14th century. It's often attributed to Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," specifically in "The Wife of Bath's Tale," where he wrote: "For sorwe of which he brak his minde atwo, / He nolde nat been war by me, / Whan that I say the feste was so slye, /

That he wolde ones wilfully have meoved / His chere, and made werkes hir anoved / To lyken him the bet; and I nat recke / And hereupon his sorwe gan encrecke. / For trusteth wel, it is an impossible / That any sory herte may glad and slye / Were it not for a compaignye."

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