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 wretched wretched

adj

  • ( ) characterized by physical misery  ( miserable, wretched )
    characterized by physical misery
     a wet miserable weekend
    a wet miserable weekend
     spent a wretched night on the floor
    spent a wretched night on the floor
  • ( ) of very poor quality or condition  ( deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched )
    of very poor quality or condition
     deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
     woeful treatment of the accused
    woeful treatment of the accused
     woeful errors of judgment
    woeful errors of judgment
  • deserving or inciting pity  ( hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched )
    deserving or inciting pity
     a hapless victim
    a hapless victim
     miserable victims of war
    miserable victims of war
     the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic
    the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic
     piteous appeals for help
    piteous appeals for help
     pitiable homeless children
    pitiable homeless children
     a pitiful fate
    a pitiful fate
     Oh, you poor thing
    Oh, you poor thing
     his poor distorted limbs
    his poor distorted limbs
     a wretched life
    a wretched life
  • morally reprehensible  ( despicable, slimy, ugly, unworthy, vile, worthless, wretched )
    morally reprehensible
     would do something as despicable as murder
    would do something as despicable as murder
     ugly crimes
    ugly crimes
     the vile development of slavery appalled them
    the vile development of slavery appalled them
     a slimy little liar
    a slimy little liar
  • very unhappy; full of misery  ( miserable, suffering, wretched )
    very unhappy; full of misery
     he felt depressed and miserable
    he felt depressed and miserable
     a message of hope for suffering humanity
    a message of hope for suffering humanity
     wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages
    wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages


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