So objectionable as to elicit despisal or deserve condemnation
Suffering from usually prolonged anguish
Having a painful ailment
Poor in quality
The condition of slaves at Athens was not in general a wretched one.
He returned to a wretched kingdom, torn with civil war.
It proved a wretched exchange.
The wretched captives were then chained and left in the court.
If we were in Vienna it would be easy, but here, in this wretched Moravian hole, it is more difficult, and I beg you all to help me.