Wretchedness

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Wretchedness Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune; "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune; "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable" ,
  • the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant; "the wretchedness for which these prisons became known"; "the grey wretchedness of the rain" ,
  • the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry; "he has compiled a record second to none in its wretchedness"

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'Wretchedness' example sentence in quotations


* It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people. - Logan Pearsall Smith


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Wretchedness Sample Sentences in News


  • Ink-stained wretchedness on the radio Monday afternoon
    If any regular (or irregular) readers of this space would be interested in hearing your humble and obedient ink-stained wretch on the radio, I'll be a guest this afternoon, between 4:30 and 4:50, on AM 950, "the progressive voice of Minnesota." The show is called The Daily Report. I believe they plan to ask me about a couple of recent posts. Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'
  • Ink-stained wretchedness on the radio this afternoon
    If any regular (or irregular) readers of this space would be interested in hearing your humble and obedient ink-stained wretch on the radio, I'll be a guest this afternoon, between 4:30 and 4:50, on AM 950, "the progressive voice of Minnesota." The show is called The Daily Report. I believe they plan to ask me about a couple of recent posts. Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'
  • At 66, The Indian Republic Has Much To Do
    As the latest military hardware, ranks of soldiers marching in perfect step, pomp, glory and Barack Obama mark India’s 66th republic day, praise is likely to be heaped on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for projecting India as an emerging superpower. Although India is expected to grow faster than China in 2016, its wretchedness will take much longer to go away. Her Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'

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