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Overview of adj wretched

The adj wretched has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched

(of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment")

2. (2) miserable, wretched

(characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor")

3. miserable, suffering, wretched

(very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages")

4. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched

(morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar")

5. hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched

(deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life")

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