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Definition of Wretched

Wretched

  1. Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief; calamitous; woeful; very afflicting.
  2. Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable; as, a wretched poem; a wretched cabin.
  3. Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.

Wretched Quotations

Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Blaise Pascal

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
Isaac D'Israeli

Wretched are those who are vindictive and spiteful.
Pope Francis

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato

Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo da Vinci
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Wretched Translations

wretched in Dutch is belabberd, ellendig, miserabel
wretched in German is elend
wretched in Hungarian is boldogtalan, nyamvadt
wretched in Latin is miserabilis, miser
wretched in Spanish is infeliz
wretched in Swedish is usel, olycklig, miserabel