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

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of abject
Definition
utterly miserable
Both of them suffered abject poverty.
in the sense of base
Definition
dishonourable or immoral
Love has the power to overcome the baser emotions.
in the sense of brokenhearted
Definition
overwhelmed by grief or disappointment
I was brokenhearted when she left.
Sinonimi

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