Synonyms for wretchedness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : rech-id|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛtʃ ɪd|
Top 10 synonyms for wretchedness Other synonyms for the word wretchedness
Définition of wretchednessOrigin :
- c.1200, wrecched, an irregular formation from wrecche "wretch" (see wretch). Cf. also wicked.
- noun misery
- 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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