Denizione di  wretched - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua


wretched


Adjective

wretched (comparative wretcheder or more wretched, superlative wretchedest or most wretched)


  1. Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief; calamitous; woeful; very afflicting.
    • 1918, Maksim Gorky, chapter 4, Creatures That Once Were Men, and other stories[1]:
      As for me, I felt wretched and helpless, in the darkness, surrounded with angry waves, whose noise deafened me.
  2. Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable
    Jan Hollar authored many wretched poems.
    Jan Hollar lived in a wretched cabin.
    • 1864, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, chapter 1, Notes from Underground[2]:
      My room is a wretched, horrid one in the outskirts of the town.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 16
      All those wretched quarrels, in his humble opinion, stirring up bad blood, from some bump of combativeness or gland of some kind, erroneously supposed to be about a punctilio of honour and a flag,...
    • 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      Mario Balotelli replaced Tevez but his contribution was so negligible that he suffered the indignity of being substituted himself as time ran out, a development that encapsulated a wretched 90 minutes for City and boss Roberto Mancini.
  3. (obsolete) Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.

Definizione dizionario wretched


miserabile
misero
povero
disgraziato
infelice
magro
meschino
miserando
pietoso
sciagurato
sfortunato
squallido
tristo

Altri significati:
  Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief; calamitous; woeful; very afflicting.
  very miserable
  (obsolete) Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.
  Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable
  hatefully contemptible

Traduzione wretched


miserabile ,misero ,povero ,disgraziato ,infelice

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