Pronunciation of Wretched
/ɹˈɛt͡ʃɪd/, /ɹˈɛtʃɪd/, /ɹ_ˈɛ_tʃ_ɪ_d/
Antonyms for wretched:
pleased, admirable, honest, noble, nice, A1, excellent, honorable, good, hopeful, pleasant, respectable, happy, wonderful, cheerful, lovable, keen, enjoyable, sublime, commendable, delightful, joyous, first class, sweet.
Synonyms for wretched:
displeasing, unsatisfactory, bad, unfavorable, irremediable, inadequate, faulty, ill-suited, inferior, poor, unsound, inadvisable, invalid, baneful, wrong, vile, defective, arrant, unpleasant, detrimental, black.
disgruntled, malcontent, disapproving, disquieted, exasperated, discomposed, discontent, gloomy, restless, cheerless, miserable, fed up, anxious, cross, displeased, irritated, uncomfortable, sour, joyless, despondent, ticked off, uneasy, non-satisfied, dissident, unhappy, irreconcilable, bored, dissatisfied, frustrated, teed off, anguished, ungratified.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Usage examples for wretched:
- Tell me anything, but don't use that wretched expression any more about not being worthy of me." - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman", Thomas Hardy.
- O wretched man that I am! - "The Emancipation of Massachusetts", Brooks Adams.
- After a wretched day he had called on Ruth. - "Youth Challenges", Clarence B Kelland.