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adjective wretched pronunciation in British English /ˈretʃɪd/
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  1. 1
    informal used for emphasizing how much someone or something annoys you
    I looked everywhere and eventually found the wretched letter.
    The wretched man never answered her questions.
  2. 2
    very unpleasant, or in very bad condition
    The whole family lived in one wretched room.
  3. 3
    very unhappy, or ill
    She felt wretched at the thought of what might happen.

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