Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wretched
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɛtʃɪd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched
    Meaning: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
  • Synonyms: miserable, wretched
    Meaning: characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor"
Usage examples
  • You make me wretched.
  • The wretched man promised.
  • "He will be a wretched man.
  • 'I suppose she's wretched?' said Dora.
  • A wretched day with satisfactory ending.
  • "I don't want him to be wretched," said Bell.
  • She failed, and was utterly and unspeakably wretched.
  • They were in a wretched state, worn out and worn down.
  • "Oh, wretched one!" cried the Talisman, "oh, wretched one!
  • Jimmy Pendleton flushed miserably and looked utterly wretched.