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Definition of Wretchedness

Wretchedness

  1. The quality or state of being wretched; utter misery.
  2. A wretched object; anything despicably.

Wretchedness Quotations

Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Thomas Carlyle

We can only know one thing about God - that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him.
Simone Weil

It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
Logan Pearsall Smith

Misery is manifold. The wretchedness of the earth is multiform.
Matt LeBlanc

The histories which we have of the great tragedy give no idea of the general wretchedness, the squalid misery, which entered into every individual life in the region given up to the war. Where the armies camped the destruction was absolute.
Rebecca Harding Davis
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Wretchedness Translations

wretchedness in German is Elend
wretchedness in Italian is miserabile
wretchedness in Spanish is cuitado