Definitions English

  • In a deplorable state of distress or misfortune; miserable: "the wretched prisoners huddling in the stinking cages” ( George Orwell).
  • Characterized by or attended with misery or woe: a wretched life.
  • Of a poor or mean character; dismal: a wretched building.
  • Contemptible; despicable: wretched treatment of the patients.
  • Of very inferior quality: wretched prose.