Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Wretched"

The meaning of "Wretched" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does wretched mean?
A: Miserable
Q: What does wretched mean?
A: Similar to pobre, but more so
Q: What does he elevated me above the wretched sphere of my own reflection mean?
A: To properly answer the phrase needs more context. Did you find this phrase in a book, or other material?

Example sentences using "Wretched"

Q: Please show me example sentences with wretched.
A: thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with wretched.
A: "That wretched dog ruined my clothes"

Synonyms of "Wretched" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between wretched and shabby and miserable ?
A: Shabby usually just refers to appearance: a shabby coat.
Miserable *usually* refers to the way someone feels: "I feel miserable."
Wretched, in my opinion, usually shows someone else's opinion of the subject: "The way the wretched child looked at me made me feel really sorry for him, so I gave him my coat." [Here, the child probably looks very poor.]
Q: What is the difference between "wretched" and "lousy" ?
A: To me they express a similar idea - that something is bad. Wretched seems more intense and less informal than lousy.

Translations of "Wretched"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? wretched
A: A wretched person is distressed, despicable, woeful or extremely unhappy. The word is somewhat archaic, meaning that it is not often used. It is used mostly in literature.

Other questions about "Wretched"

Q: she disliked the wretched man intensely
Does this mean she is mad at the man?
A: Not necessarily mad (angry) but annoyed
Q: Please show me how to pronounce wretched.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce wretched.
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Q: those wretched jobs are the results of the bad leading of the current government Does this sound natural?
A: @alucard_says. of bad leadership ..... present government

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