wretched ADJECTIVE (wretcheder, wretchedest) 1) in a very unhappy or unfortunate state; miserable. 2) of poor quality; very bad. 3) used to express anger or annoyance: she disliked the wretched man intensely.
DERIVATIVES wretchedly adverb wretchedness noun.

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  • Wretchedly — Wretch ed*ly, adv. In a wretched manner; miserably; despicable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wretchedly — adverb In a wretched manner. I felt wretchedly old, and worn out, and unfit for my place and began to wonder, for the first time in my life, when it would please God to take me …   Wiktionary

  • wretchedly — adverb in a wretched manner I can t remember who I am, I said, wretchedly • Derived from adjective: ↑wretched …   Useful english dictionary

  • wretchedly — adverb see wretched …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wretchedly — See wretched. * * * …   Universalium

  • wretchedly — adv. RG. 446 …   Oldest English Words

  • wretchedly — adv. miserably, poorly; meanly, ignobly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wretchedly — wretch·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • wretchedly — See: wretched …   English dictionary

  • wretched — wretchedly, adv. wretchedness, n. /rech id/, adj., wretcheder, wretchedest. 1. very unfortunate in condition or circumstances; miserable; pitiable. 2. characterized by or attended with misery and sorrow. 3. despicable, contemptible, or mean: a… …   Universalium

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