Definition of 'wretched'
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Everybody in this wretched place was looking out for Ken. The Sun (2016)She said:'I had three months of treatment feeling wretched and absolutely nauseous last year. The Sun (2016)Your average pitiful family on a leaking boat in the Mediterranean know only that they're fleeing a wretched and dangerous life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were so surprised at how wretched he looked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He lay for a little while feeling wretched. CHARMED LIFE (1977)There are few things in life more wretched than listening to middleaged economists insisting they love sport. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then we were subjected to a performance by some wretched tango orchestra. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)One of these rooms especially was in a wretched condition. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)That be a wretched piece of luck. A Time of War (1993)It was quite a battle persuading them to look at my wretched video at all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Has he actually looked at the wretched things? Times, Sunday Times (2012)She looks as though she feels wretched when her pleasantly chubby arm refuses to wedge itself into the fabric. The Sun (2013)Let him grow up poor in a wretched, arid land. Christianity Today (2000)Those are powerful emotions, and what do we do when we feel wretched? Times, Sunday Times (2013)By the time she came to see me, she was in a wretched condition. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)That will certainly impair your sleep, and leave you feeling wretched the next day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I cannot claim particularly wretched luck. Times, Sunday Times (2006)March 1986 was a wretched month, cold and battered by winds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And I am dreading having to look the people who have witnessed my wretched performance in the eye over dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By 1944, life was pretty wretched. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Since then, though, their luck has been wretched. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He also continues to offer up the wretched excuse that his players, at this stage of the season, have no energy. The Sun (2011)It was a deluded parting shot from a captain whose lack of runs has been the single biggest reason for England's wretched performances. The Sun (2015)Or do you dare to imagine that I have somehow been unable to keep your wretched little weed alive these past 12 months? Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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