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wretched

wretch·ed

wretched

 
 
pronunciation:
re chihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unhappy; miserable.
They were wretched after they lost everything they owned in the fire.I feel wretched that I was so mean to that dog.
synonyms:
miserable, unfortunate, unhappy
antonyms:
cheerful, fortunate, well
similar words:
dejected, desolate, down, heartbroken, low, poor
definition 2: evil.
That wretched man yells at his wife day and night.
synonyms:
sorry
similar words:
base, lousy, low, mean, rotten, shabby, worthless
derivations: wretchedly (adv.), wretchedness (n.)
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