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Meaning of "wretchedly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRETCHEDLY

wretchedly  [ˈrɛtʃɪdlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRETCHEDLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wretchedly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WRETCHEDLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wretchedly in the English dictionary

The first definition of wretchedly in the dictionary is in a way that is pitiful. Other definition of wretchedly is in a way that involves great misery. Wretchedly is also in a way that expresses great misery.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRETCHEDLY


admittedly
ədˈmɪtɪdlɪ
allegedly
əˈlɛdʒɪdlɪ
botchedly
ˈbɒtʃɪdlɪ
debauchedly
dɪˈbɔːtʃɪdlɪ
decidedly
dɪˈsaɪdɪdlɪ
excitedly
ɪkˈsaɪtɪdlɪ
hurriedly
ˈhʌrɪdlɪ
markedly
ˈmɑːkɪdlɪ
rapidly
ˈræpɪdlɪ
repeatedly
rɪˈpiːtɪdlɪ
reportedly
rɪˈpɔːtɪdlɪ
Ridley
ˈrɪdlɪ
solidly
ˈsɒlɪdlɪ
stupidly
ˈstjuːpɪdlɪ
supposedly
səˈpəʊzɪdlɪ
undoubtedly
ʌnˈdaʊtɪdlɪ
unexpectedly
ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪdlɪ
vividly
ˈvɪvɪdlɪ
wholeheartedly
ˌhəʊlˈhɑːtɪdlɪ
widely
ˈwaɪdlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRETCHEDLY

wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher
wrenchingly
wrest
wrest pin
wrest plank
wrester
wrestle
wrestler
wrestling
wrestling hold
wrestling match
wretch
wretched
wretchedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRETCHEDLY

assuredly
confusedly
delightedly
detachedly
devotedly
expectedly
good-naturedly
half-heartedly
heatedly
hushedly
nakedly
openmouthedly
parchedly
purportedly
single-handedly
starchedly
tiredly
unabashedly
wickedly
worriedly

Synonyms and antonyms of wretchedly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wretchedly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRETCHEDLY

Find out the translation of wretchedly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wretchedly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wretchedly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

震得
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

miserablemente
570 millions of speakers

English

wretchedly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wretchedly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بائس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

убого
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

miseravelmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দীনভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

misérablement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wretchedly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

elend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

惨めに
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비참
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wretchedly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wretchedly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திட்டம் பரிதாபகரமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंटाळवाणेपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sefalet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wretchedly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nędznie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

убого
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mizerabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αξιοθρήνητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wretchedly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wretchedly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

usselt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wretchedly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRETCHEDLY»

The term «wretchedly» is regularly used and occupies the 86.282 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRETCHEDLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wretchedly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wretchedly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wretchedly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRETCHEDLY»

Discover the use of wretchedly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wretchedly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Journal of Education
How many wretched school-houses are there still in the Commonwealth, wretchedly contrived, wretchedly built, wretchedly furnished, wretchedly ventilated and warmed, wretchedly kept, — no, wretchedly neyltctta and abused, and themselves ...
‎1856
2
The American Journal of Education
Poor School-houses. — How many wretched school-houses are there still in the Commonwealth, wretchedly contrived, wretchedly built, wretchedly furnished, wretchedly ventilated and wanned, wretchedly kept, — no, wretchedly neglected  ...
Henry Barnard, 1856
3
Annual Report of the Board of Education
Yet, after all, how many wretched school-houses are there still in the Commonwealth , wretchedly contrived, wretchedly built, wretchedly furnished, wretchedly ventilated and warmed, wretchedly kept, — no, wretchedly neglected and abused, ...
Massachusetts. Board of Education, 1856
4
The Galaxy
Another error common among cultivated writers and speakers is the use of adverbs with the verb to look, as He looked wretchedly, she looked beautifully. It might as well be said that the grass looks greenly, or the man looks bluely. A man who ...
William Conant Church, 1873
5
Brecht Plays 8: The Antigone of Sophocles; The Days of the ...
Whereas you thereupon will threaten us With rifles and with cannon we hereby Resolve from now on we shall fear death less Than wefearliving wretchedly. 2 Whereas we'rehungry and hungry we'll remain If we put upwith being robbedby you ...
Bertolt Brecht, 2014
6
Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ...
... to illustrate the benefits of good ones. Yet, after all, how many. wretched school -houses are there still i the Commonwealth,wretchedly contrived, wretchedly built ,wretch edly furnished, wretchedly ventilated and warmed, wretchedly kept,—no ...
Massachusetts. Board of Education, 1856
7
MASTERING BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN EDUCATION AND AFRICAN ...
(The Sierra Leone Chapter) Leone, describe SIERRA LEONE as “A wretchedly poor Country”!! Not a poor country, or even a very poor country—but “A WRETCHEDLY POOR COUNTRY.” I must confess that even though I believe the General ...
Mohamed Sannoh, 2013
8
Disability in the Christian Tradition: A Reader
The former have been consumed most wretchedly, the latter are still more wretchedly preserved; the former have disappeared before their bodies are buried, the latter have no one who will give them a burial. For even the kindest and most ...
Brian Brock, John Swinton, 2012
9
The Queen of Hearts
But I began my life wretchedly, and wretchedly I am sentenced to end it." It was of no use lecturing her again, for she closed her eyes. I tucked her up as neatly as I could, and put her petticoat over her ; for the bed-clothes were scanty, and her ...
William Wilkie Collins, 1859
10
The Civil War Love Letter Quilt: 121 Quilt Blocks Inspired ...
Wretchedly. Cold. Weather. My Dear Wife, With fingers nearly frozen, I attempt a hurried letter to you this morning simply because Capt. S. goes home today, and I am in command of the men from each company to build picket houses and ...
Rosemary Youngs, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRETCHEDLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wretchedly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Will President Buhari Save The Nigerian Police?
Our police officers act wretchedly because we pay them wretchedly, house them wretchedly and leave families of those who die on duty in absolute state of ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
2
Evil with salad and a nice red
When we think of evil, we think of something violent or demonic, something filled with hatred and wretchedly hungry to devour the good. But what if evil eats a ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
3
The Schanfar side: Wretchedly wealthy— the unfortunate …
The Schanfar side: Wretchedly wealthy— the unfortunate psychological implications of privilege. Posted on 17 Feb 2015 / Sam Schanfarber. Opinions do not ... «CU Independent, Feb 15»
4
'Fifty Shades' lacks gray matter, as well as heat
... at least he knows himself, which is more than can be said for the suggestible blank slate that is Anastasia in this plodding, inane and wretchedly acted movie. «USA TODAY, Feb 15»
5
Book review: 'Mademoiselle,' a biography of Coco Chanel, by …
“Mademoiselle” tells the painstakingly researched story of an icon and makes her confoundingly, wretchedly, admirably and unforgettably human. Robin Givhan ... «Washington Post, Dec 14»
6
DC area forecast: Wretchedly raw weather through tonight; slow …
... * Winter Weather Advisory for western areas until 6 p.m. | Ice and snow accumulation reports from NWS *. 10:55 a.m. update: The National Weather Service ... «Washington Post, Dec 14»
7
Secret US grand jury system failed Eric Garner: DiManno
And how long can the U.S., a country that televises trials (unlike Canada), stick with a system that is so wretchedly impotent and, on the evidence, doesn't seem ... «Toronto Star, Dec 14»
8
Amanda Holden admits she was 'wretchedly nervous' about This …
Amanda Holden admitted she was “wretchedly nervous” ahead of her big This Morning debut today, as she filled in for regular host Holly Willoughby, who has ... «stv.tv, Sep 14»
9
What We Do in the Shadows a wretchedly unfunny vampire movie
WATCHING the New Zealand horror comedy What We Do in the Shadows, I pondered why such a wretchedly ugly and unfunny affair was produced in the first ... «The Australian, Sep 14»
10
Bolshoi Ballet Performs 'Don Quixote' With a Smile
... good to see fresh evidence of the old Bolshoi ardor in national dances, much needed after the wretchedly etiolated versions in Yuri Grigorovich's “Swan Lake.”. «New York Times, Jul 14»

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