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Synonyms for wretchedness

a state of physical or mental suffering

a state of prolonged anguish and privation

Synonyms for wretchedness

a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune

the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant

the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry

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Mr Jones fell down dead almost immediately as the office of Ackers, Whitley and Co became a scene of truly mortal wretchedness.
Adebayo weaves a devastating story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the wretchedness of grief and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood.
In any case, the Rosh Hashanah holiday, to me, signaled that the wretchedness that has been 2016 is beginning its final limp to a long overdue close.
As he conspired with determination to reach the top, it was all in vain, as forces worked against him to remove him from power and end his wretchedness.
The growing trend of xenophobia as well as the wretchedness and despair of this great mass of humanity, a tiny fraction of which has turned up on Europe's doorsteps, are too great to ignore.
Translating mercy, or misericordis, as "opening one's heart to wretchedness," Pope Francis insists that "humanity needs mercy and compassion.
THE wretchedness of a Tory Party elected on cynical lies to govern by cruel deceit is laid bare by Iain Duncan Smith grabbing George Osborne to leap off a political cliff.
Larnaca municipal council's recent decision to reject the request of ENI and Total oil companies to extend their use of Larnaca port, and the response that followed, has shown the wretchedness of our political life in which uncontrollable demagoguery dominates.
He and those fans will also point out this was a Swansea team playing above the two-monthlong wretchedness that cost Garry Monk his beloved job.
No, I see the real wretchedness, caused by collectivist power seekers of the world every day.
Referring to the defection of JUI-F councilors in the formation of district government, Fazl said that handful elements could not harm the party rather they had chosen the path of wretchedness for themselves.
Amid all the wretchedness of this double blow, it is impossible not to, above all, feel sympathy for each individual.
But the Serious Case Review revealed that the wretchedness of the youngsters' lives had been flagged up on numerous occasions by school staff and health workers as far back as 2007 - and was not acted on.
In this humbly magnificent tale of the ultimate triumph of good over evil, 12-year-old Tam goes from wretchedness to hopefulness as he begins to understand the ancient wisdom of his people.
Their utter wretchedness, caused by the disappearance of their daughter and accusations levelled against them, will surely resonate with the McCanns and others who have lost a child.