Synonyms for wretchedness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rech-id
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛtʃ ɪd

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Définition of wretchedness

Origin :
  • c.1200, wrecched, an irregular formation from wrecche "wretch" (see wretch). Cf. also wicked.
  • noun misery
Example sentences :
  • And then, amid his lore of wretchedness he hid his face and wept.
  • Extract from : « The Christmas Banquet (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He was determined not to let the Street encroach on his wretchedness.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • My estate that morning had been that of a king, of a god, in contrast to this present wretchedness.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • Who can speak of it if he has not known the wretchedness of others?
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Why seek for knowledge, which can prove only that our wretchedness is irremediable?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Now dozing, now tossing about in wretchedness, she lay till the afternoon.
  • Extract from : « Heather and Snow » by George MacDonald
  • Then I began to suspect that you were enjoying your wretchedness, or enjoying writing about it.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • But all the rest of the world has no pity on me; they drown me in wretchedness.
  • Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
  • Have you any idea that Beatrix, if she marries him, can escape years of anxiety and wretchedness?
  • Extract from : « The Dominant Strain » by Anna Chapin Ray
  • Perhaps he fancied that I could not face that wretchedness from which I came.
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for wretchedness

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