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Definition of "wretchedness" []

  • An unhappy state of mental or physical suffering. (noun)
  • A state of prolonged misfortune, privation, or anguish. (noun)

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Use "wretchedness" in a sentence
  • "Cursed, cursed be the fiend that brought misery on his grey hairs, and doomed him to waste in wretchedness!"
  • "They try so hard to please their parents and even harder to understand them, and their resulting wretchedness is one of the most haunting subplots of the novel."
  • "What was it specially that he called wretchedness?"