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of very poor quality or condition

characterized by physical misery

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very unhappy

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morally reprehensible

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Fairlie's wretched nerves meant one and the same thing.
In the wretched state of my nerves, exertion of any kind is unspeakably disagreeable to me.
Where I took her into this wretched breast when it was first bleeding from its stabs, and where I have lavished years of tenderness upon her
It makes me wretched that you should encourage a man so generally despised as Drummle.
Now, if I could have believed that she favoured Drummle with any idea of making me - me - wretched, I should have been in better heart about it; but in that habitual way of hers, she put me so entirely out of the question, that I could believe nothing of the kind.
Swear, you little wretched beggar,' he would yell to me.
I believe at that moment I was as wretched as he was himself.
I remembered how wretched he used to be when he lacked a copper or two to get some snuff with.
The unusual tone, the startling words, arrested Maggie's sob, and she sat quite still, wondering; as if Stephen might have seen some possibilities that would alter everything, and annul the wretched facts.
It is the only right thing, dearest; it is the only way of escaping from this wretched entanglement.
You are fatigued, and it may soon rain; it may be a wretched business, getting to Torby in this boat.
Summary: Benfica striker has endured a wretched time in Europe
This scrumptious NFL pratfall -- think of someone insufferably self-important stepping on a banana peel; hello, Donald Trump -- has come to lighten the mood of America's annual Wretched Excess Season.
I spent nearly three days with the wretched inhabitants of these hellish, stinking shanty towns, filming a report for BBC's The One Show.
Summary: Kuala Lumpur: Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, who has endured a wretched season, vowed yesterday to right .