Sinonimi di wretched
1 (aggettivo )
in poor or pitiful circumstanceswretched people living in abject poverty
charity days to raise money for unfortunate people
I feel sorry for that poor child.
She is in a sorry state.
the hapless victim struggled helplessly
It was the most pitiful sight I had ever seen.
the luckless parent of an extremely difficult child
Her grandmother seemed to her a pitiable figure.
2 (aggettivo )
feeling very unhappyThe wretched look on the dog's face melted his heart.
Her boss is horrible and she is desperately unhappy.
He seemed somewhat depressed.
She went to bed, miserable and depressed.
He is gloomy about the fate of the economy.
Even able pupils feel hopeless about job prospects.
dismal, , ,
You can't occupy yourself with dismal thoughts all the time.
It was at this time of day that I felt most melancholy.
He looked a forlorn figure as he limped off.
Both of them suffered abject poverty.
those woeful people to whom life had dealt a bad hand
Everyone has days when they feel dejected or down.
a glum, downcast expression
He was looking increasingly disconsolate.
He looked crestfallen when she turned him down.
He stared over his glasses with a doleful look.
down in the dumps (informal), ,
They were like a restless, cheerless throng of lost souls.
She sniffed and looked quite woebegone.
I was brokenhearted when she left.
3 (aggettivo )
of poor qualityWhat a wretched excuse!
This piece of old junk is totally worthless.
The meal was very poor.
He was a poor actor.
They have so far accepted only a miserable 1,100 refugees.
That's the most pathetic excuse I've ever heard.
These recordings are of inferior quality.
Many of them work under deplorable conditions.
4 (aggettivo )
Politicians – I hate the whole wretched lot of them.
It is a shameful state of affairs.
Upstaging the bride was a particularly mean trick.
That was a really low trick.
Love has the power to overcome the baser emotions.
It was hard to know why the man deserved such shabby treatment.
a vile and despicable crime
They will stoop to every low-down trick.
She had no interest in such paltry concerns.
He said it was a despicable crime.
Her husband is a contemptible little man.
It was an utterly contemptible thing to do.
scurvy (old-fashioned), ,
It was a scurvy trick to play.
5 (aggettivo )
The flu was making him feel absolutely wretched.
He was seriously ill with pneumonia.
I've just phoned Julie and she's still poorly.
She's very sick.
crook (Australian, New Zealand, informal), ,
He admitted to feeling a bit crook.
He felt unwell as he was being driven back to his office.
off colour (British, informal),
under the weather (informal)
I'm feeling a bit under the weather today.
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in the sense of abject
utterly miserableBoth of them suffered abject poverty.
in the sense of base
dishonourable or immoralLove has the power to overcome the baser emotions.
in the sense of brokenhearted
overwhelmed by grief or disappointmentI was brokenhearted when she left.
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