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


  • Shaq Fu: Experience the wretchedness for yourself!
    In this week's City Paper — on the streets today — I wrote a story about the city's first Retro Gaming Expo which is happening at the Pittsburgh Irish Center on Nov. 15. You can read that story here if you haven't already.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] Read more on this news related to 'Wretchedness'

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