HyperDic: wretched

English > 5 senses of the word wretched:
ADJECTIVEallwretched, deplorable, execrable, miserable, woefulof very poor quality or condition
allwretched, miserablecharacterized by physical misery
allwretched, miserable, sufferingvery unhappy
allwretched, despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthlessmorally reprehensible
allwretched, hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poordeserving or inciting pity
wretched > pronunciation
Soundsreh'chihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > wretched: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf very poor quality or condition.
Synonymsdeplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Spanishdeplorable, execrable, lamentable, miserable, mísero, penoso
Catalandeplorable, lamentable, miserable, penós
Nounswretchednessthe quality of being poor / poor and inferior and sorry
English > wretched: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by physical misery.
Example "spent a wretched night on the floor"
Synonymmiserable
BroaderuncomfortableProviding or experiencing physical discomfort
Spanishdesdichado, desgraciado
Catalandesgraciat
Nounswretchednessthe character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
English > wretched: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery unhappy; full of misery.
Example "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"
Synonymsmiserable, suffering
BroaderunhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Spanishdesdichado, desgraciado, miserable, mísero
Catalandesgraciat, míser, miserable
Nounswretchednessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
English > wretched: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmorally reprehensible.
Synonymsdespicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless
Broaderevilmorally bad or wrong
Spanishbajo, desdeñable, despreciable, ruin, vil
Catalanbaix, menyspreable, roí, vil
English > wretched: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningdeserving or inciting pity.
Example "a wretched life"
Synonymshapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor
Broaderunfortunatenot favored by fortune
Spanishcuitado, desafortunado, desdichado, desgraciado, desventurado, infeliz, infortunado, lastimoso, miserable, mísero, pobre, triste
Catalandesafortunat, desgraciat, desventurat, dissortat, infeliç, llastimós, miserable, pobre, trist
Nounswretchednessa state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
Adverbswretchedlyin a wretched manner

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