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Synonyms of wretched

Adjective


1. deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched, inferior (vs. superior)

usage: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

2. miserable, wretched, uncomfortable (vs. comfortable)

usage: characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor"

3. miserable, suffering, wretched, unhappy (vs. happy)

usage: very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"

4. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched, evil (vs. good)

usage: morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

5. hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched, unfortunate (vs. fortunate)

usage: deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

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