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"

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  • 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


  • City’s policies are sound
    Letter to the Editor Cross Controversy City’s policies are sound To the Editor: Soren Kierkegaard once said, “There is a shrewdness which, almost with pride, presumes to have special elemental knowledge of the shabby side of existence that everything finally ends in wretchedness.” Oct 22, 2014 Sadly, these words have manifested themselves recently by those w Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'
  • Our piece of Advice to Sissala East Constituency executives
    The leaderships of Young Democrats in Sissala East wish to fully appreciate the wretchedness and enthusiasm associated with the outcome of an election, we wish to call on all past and new constituency executives in the district to remain calm and build a path of unity to ensure victory for the NDC in the 2016 general elections. Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'
  • Our advice to Sissala East Constituency Executives.
    We the leadership of Young Democrats in Sissala East Constituency wish to fully appreciate the wretchedness and enthusiasm associated with the outcome of an election, we wish to call on all past and new constituency executives in the district to remain calm and build a path of unity to ensure victory for the NDC in the 2016 general elections. Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'

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