English adjective: wretched
|1.||wretched of very poor quality or condition|
|Samples||Deplorable housing conditions in the inner city.|
Woeful treatment of the accused.
Woeful errors of judgment.
|Synonyms||deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful|
|2.||wretched characterized by physical misery|
|Samples||A wet miserable weekend.|
Spent a wretched night on the floor.
|3.||wretched very unhappy; full of misery|
|Samples||He felt depressed and miserable.|
A message of hope for suffering humanity.
Wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages.
|4.||wretched morally reprehensible|
|Samples||Would do something as despicable as murder.|
The vile development of slavery appalled them.
A slimy little liar.
|Synonyms||despicable, slimy, ugly, unworthy, vile, worthless|
|5.||wretched deserving or inciting pity|
|Samples||A hapless victim.|
Miserable victims of war.
The shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic.
Piteous appeals for help.
Pitiable homeless children.
A pitiful fate.
Oh, you poor thing.
His poor distorted limbs.
A wretched life.
|Synonyms||hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor|