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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

Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
Plautus

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

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

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

Wretched are those who are vindictive and spiteful.
Pope Francis
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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
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