Adjective(1) of very poor quality or condition(2) characterized by physical misery(3) very unhappy; full of misery(4) morally reprehensible(5) deserving or inciting pity
(1) Desperately poor health conditions are distributed with a wretched evenness across the land.(2) If they can't get their stories straight in this wretched business then how can they be expected to lead Scottish rugby out of the spectacular mess it has now become?(3) The weather was of a wretched description, raining practically all day.(4) Harry's wretched past revisits him vividly, trailing behind it issues of betrayal, death, punishment and revenge.(5) Her crime was to provide a false alibi for her wretched lover.(6) It was clear from the outset that fast and flowing rugby would be impossible because of the wretched conditions.(7) The role of A Vijayaraghavan, MP, was significant in securing Indian citizenship for these wretched people.(8) The submariners say it was only the comradeship which enabled crews to endure the wretched conditions.(9) I lost out to a friend who ate seven of the wretched things.(10) His son, Seebohm, had done more than anyone to expose the wretched living conditions of the poor in his 1901 treatise on the slums of York.(11) However, the putrid coffee poured out of industrial Thermoses made me feel like I had just attended some sort of wretched business conference.(12) The development will be seen as evidence of the wretched luck which has dogged the Holyrood project.(13) Alvarez and Marx watched as bright orange columns of flame rained down upon the wretched tangle of vines and smoke started to trail up behind them.(14) He begs for food and wears only a loincloth and a cloak, shunning the townspeople and becoming a wretched figure with unkempt hair and long fingernails.(15) But then he reveals that their wretched father recently paid a visit.(16) Although they were all being tenderly cared for by wonderful nurses, with plenty of personal attention and attempts to comfort and stimulate them, they were absolutely wretched .
1. miserable ::
2. ill ::
3. harsh ::
4. unfortunate ::
5. despicable ::
6. terrible ::
7. damn ::
8. suffering ::
9. woeful ::
10. pathetic ::
11. slimy ::
wretched, wretcheder, wretchedest, wretchedly, wretchedness
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I'm leaving this WRETCHED
city as fast as I can,
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7
Do you know this WRETCHED girl,
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 2
If my WRETCHED brother
should somehow prevail,
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 9
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