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Together, the players almost succeeded — showing just enough fight to say Washington can’t give up hope in the wretched NFC East.

Nine months on, could the desire to put an end to the wretchedness of war plot a path out of Syria's four-year conflict?

The wretchedness of the life in Susiya, as in other Palestinians villages in the south Hebron Hills, is a human rights calamity.

In the subsequent chapters the narrator is pulled, inexorably, to new depths of disillusionment and wretchedness.

The working classes of Thatcherite Britain were in dire need of a spokesperson to celebrate their wretchedness.

As they got lower and lower down the hill, her wretchedness and disquiet became acute, to the point of a wild despair.

She rode down the river path through the forest, happy after many days of wretchedness.

Neither perfect peace, nor utter wretchedness can be of long continuance here below.

It was just what he had prayed for; having seen all along that her wretchedness was owing to her being shut up alone with him.

Men who remembered Walcheren sought in vain for a parallel to the wretchedness and mortality in our army.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wretchedness, such as: abjection, affliction, agony, anguish, depression, and desolation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.