adjective, wretch·ed·er, wretch·ed·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for wretched
Together, the players almost succeeded — showing just enough fight to say Washington can’t give up hope in the wretched NFC East.Another tough loss has Washington at 2-6, but it’s too soon to give up on its NFC East hopes|Les Carpenter|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Nine months on, could the desire to put an end to the wretchedness of war plot a path out of Syria's four-year conflict?Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace|Joshua Hersh|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wretchedness of the life in Susiya, as in other Palestinians villages in the south Hebron Hills, is a human rights calamity.
In the subsequent chapters the narrator is pulled, inexorably, to new depths of disillusionment and wretchedness.American Nightmare: Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’ at 60|Nathaniel Rich|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The working classes of Thatcherite Britain were in dire need of a spokesperson to celebrate their wretchedness.
As they got lower and lower down the hill, her wretchedness and disquiet became acute, to the point of a wild despair.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
She rode down the river path through the forest, happy after many days of wretchedness.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|Charles Major
Neither perfect peace, nor utter wretchedness can be of long continuance here below.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
It was just what he had prayed for; having seen all along that her wretchedness was owing to her being shut up alone with him.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
Men who remembered Walcheren sought in vain for a parallel to the wretchedness and mortality in our army.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell