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See definition of wretchedly on Dictionary.com
  • as inawfully
  • as inmiserably
  • as inuncomfortably

synonyms for wretchedly

  • dreadfully
  • wickedly
  • clumsily
  • disgracefully
  • disreputably
  • inadequately
  • incompletely
  • poorly
  • reprehensibly
  • shoddily
  • unforgivably
  • unpleasantly
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How to use wretchedly in a sentence

In 1864 the railway was in a very bad condition, wretchedly run down, and woefully mismanaged.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
John Peter, son-in-law of Alexander, a horrid blasphemer and persecutor, died wretchedly.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Men went clad wretchedly, with red Phrygian caps and no breeches.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
The man Westwood was a poacher, a thief, wretchedly poor and in ill-health; he has no character to lose, no friends to consider.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
But he was now by my presence so wretchedly detached from the great world he moved in that for a moment I was stirred to pity him.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
But it was an accident, this morning and yesterday: I got on less wretchedly than I intended.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Of these arts, the ancient Germans were wretchedly destitute.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
He groped wretchedly for his handkerchief but could not find it; he had lost it.
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
All this seems like a scene out of a melodrama, but it's wretchedly real for all that.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
But at this Edith clung so wretchedly to his knees that he had to say, "well, to-morrow morning."
DAISY ASHFORD: HER BOOKDAISY ASHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WRETCHEDLY

  • clumsily
  • disgracefully
  • disreputably
  • dreadfully
  • inadequately
  • incompletely
  • poorly
  • reprehensibly
  • shoddily
  • unforgivably
  • unpleasantly
  • wickedly
  • wretchedly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.