Associations to the word «Wretched»

Wiktionary

WRETCHED, adjective. Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief; calamitous; woeful; very afflicting.
WRETCHED, adjective. Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable.
WRETCHED, adjective. (obsolete) Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.

Dictionary definition

WRETCHED, adjective. Of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment".
WRETCHED, adjective. Characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor".
WRETCHED, adjective. Very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages".
WRETCHED, adjective. Morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar".
WRETCHED, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson