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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Characterized by physical misery. Also: Very unhappy.

Usage examples (33)
  • I felt wretched for a long time after I told the lie.
  • He heard himself called a wretched young quill-driver,
  • He raised his voice and said: Oh, how wretched is my fate!
  • She almost died in wretched poverty, saved at the very end by a rediscovery of her work. for more
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