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Meaning of "wretchedness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRETCHEDNESS

wretchedness  [ˈrɛtʃɪdnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRETCHEDNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wretchedness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRETCHEDNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wretchedness in the English dictionary

The first definition of wretchedness in the dictionary is extreme poverty. Other definition of wretchedness is unhappiness or misery. Wretchedness is also shamefulness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRETCHEDNESS


crookedness
ˈkrʊkɪdnɪs
disinterestedness
dɪsˈɪntrɪstɪdnɪs
doggedness
ˈdɒɡɪdnɪs
handedness
ˈhændɪdnɪs
indebtedness
ɪnˈdɛtɪdnɪs
mindedness
ˈmaɪndɪdnɪs
morbidness
ˈmɔːbɪdnɪs
nakedness
ˈneɪkɪdnɪs
narrow-mindedness
ˈnærəʊˈmaɪndɪdnɪs
open-mindedness
ˌəʊpənˈmaɪndɪdnɪs
preparedness
prɪˈpɛərɪdnɪs
rootedness
ˈruːtɪdnɪs
ruggedness
ˈrʌɡɪdnɪs
sacredness
ˈseɪkrɪdnɪs
short-sightedness
ˌʃɔːtˈsaɪtɪdnɪs
single-mindedness
ˌsɪŋɡəlˈmaɪndɪdnɪs
stupidness
ˈstjuːpɪdnɪs
wickedness
ˈwɪkɪdnɪs
wideness
ˈwaɪdnɪs
Widnes
ˈwɪdnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRETCHEDNESS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRETCHEDNESS

awkwardness
baldness
blindness
boldness
boundedness
business
coldness
fondness
goodness
hardness
kindness
light-headedness
loudness
madness
night blindness
oddness
redness
sadness
soundness
tiredness
weirdness

Synonyms and antonyms of wretchedness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wretchedness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRETCHEDNESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

可怜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

miseria
570 millions of speakers

English

wretchedness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wretchedness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بؤس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

убогость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

miséria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হীনাবস্থা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

misère
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Celaka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Elend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悲惨
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비참함
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wretchedness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரங்கத்தக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुर्बलता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

perişanlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

miseria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nędza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

убогість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mizerie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αθλιότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ellende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

elände
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

elendighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wretchedness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRETCHEDNESS»

The term «wretchedness» is normally little used and occupies the 121.410 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRETCHEDNESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wretchedness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wretchedness» 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 wretchedness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRETCHEDNESS»

Discover the use of wretchedness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wretchedness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Falling Into Wretchedness: Ferbane in the Late 1830's
In 1836 the parish priest of Ferbane stated that local people had ëfallen into wretchednessí. This study portrays the community of people who lived in and around the small West Offaly town of Ferbane during the late 1830s.
Helen Sheil, 1998
2
The Wretchedness of Living in Town: Or, the Hallucinations ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Edward G Benedict, 2012
3
The Excellence of the Gospel Visible in the Wretchedness of ...
'THE EXCELLENCE OF THE GOSPEL VISIB'LE IN THE WRETCHEDNESS OFPAGAN15M. 1 s A DELWLRED DEcEMBER 20, 1797, BLING THE TENTH ANNlVERSARY OF HIS ORDINATION, By E L IJA H __13 AKIQHZ __ A. M. " MINISTER ...
Elijah Parish, 1798
4
African Intellectual Heritage: A Book of Sources
David. Walker. (1785-183o,. United. States). Appeal. to. the. Coloured. Citizens. of. the. World: Our. Wretchedness. in. Consequence. of. Slavery. 1829. My dearly beloved Brethren and Fellow Citizens. Having travelled over a considerable ...
Molefi K. Asante, Abu Shardow Abarry, 1996
5
Compendium of Theology By Thomas Aquinas
The Reward and Wretchedness of Human Beings Are after This Life And we need to consider that contrary effects belong to contrary things. But wicked activity is contrary to virtuous activity. Therefore, wretchedness, at which human beings ...
Saint Thomas (Aquinas), 2009
6
Becoming a True Spiritual Community: A Profound Vision of ...
Seeing in three people the forces of wretchedness overcome in substantial measure by the forces of greatness helped Dr. Crabb stay anchored in his faith. Name someone in your life who has known dishonor or heartbreak that exposed their ...
Larry Crabb, 2007
7
Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-denial
Their suffering cannot be eased, it can only be shared retrospectively, in memory. 3 To experience wretchedness, to understand wretchedness, is Weil's precondition for any reform: "The knowledge of unhappiness and its consequences is the ...
Athanasios Moulakis, 1998
8
Pensees
416. For Port-Royal. Greatness and wretchedness.Wretchedness being deduced from greatness, and greatness from wretchedness, some have inferred man's wretchedness all the more because they have taken his greatness as a proof of it,  ...
Blaise Pascal, 2003
9
The Faith of Scientists: In Their Own Words
And so it is not only just, but useful for us, that God should be hidden in part and revealed in part, since it is equally dangerous for man to know God without knowing his wretchedness, and to know his wretchedness without knowing God.
Nancy Frankenberry, 2008
10
Dictionary of the Welsh Language: Explained in English
(ty— rhn) wretchedness. ) Being outcast : wretched. Tro mor anghalldall dull aneirian Trosedd, tray gyiawedd » gymeran'. PUttma that so Indiscreetly blind the unseemly way of the transgression, «hieb through avidity they lake. CosWy*. Trnad ...
William Owen Pughe, 1832

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRETCHEDNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wretchedness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
This teenager's poem seems to be a moan about the wretchedness
This poem might seem to be a typical teenage complaint about the misery of life, the evil in the world, and how nobody understands them. But read from bottom ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Somaliland: Smoking – A Huge Wretchedness Which Needs To Be …
Somalilandsun - It is a known fact that Smoking has a direct impact on the health of someone who is struggling for life. The number of smokers in the world is in ... «Somaliland Sun, Jul 15»
3
'Fluff' classes are a waste of taxpayer money: Letters
When it came to relieving people of their wretchedness and poverty; he truly was a founding father. In 1795 and 1796 in his work titled “Agrarian Justice,” ... «Long Beach Press Telegram, Jul 15»
4
Not Nothing
Some of life's greatest pleasures teeter on the near side of wretchedness: Brontë novels, floral scents with fecal base notes, Beethoven's “Moonlight” Sonata, ... «New York Times, May 15»
5
Muslim rule: 'Rags, wretchedness, poverty, dirt'
Mark Twain described Jerusalem under Ottoman Muslim rule: “Rags, wretchedness, poverty and dirt, those signs and symbols that indicate the presence of ... «WND.com, Apr 15»
6
Nasim Nasr's Zaeefeh (The Wretchedness) and Shadi (Happiness …
Nasim Nasr has two new bodies of work. One is called Zaeefeh (The Wretchedness), 2015. Across her portraits of historical Persian shahs, the artist has ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
7
Exposing the ultimate objectives of the wicked slanderers
It is deep distress or misery, as from grief; wretchedness. Woe is intense, often a state of prolonged wretchedness or misery. This is what Allah has stored up for ... «FinalCall.com News, Jan 15»
8
Homeless in Hinckley: Friend gives insight into wretchedness of …
“Being on the streets makes you vulnerable. Mick had been robbed several times before. It got that social services would only give him so much money at a time ... «Hinckley Times, Jan 15»
9
Immigration Enriches You and Me
A former mayor of New York City cautions that they bring disease, “wretchedness and want” to America. And Harper's Weekly despairs that these immigrants are ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
10
Quick crossword No 13882
1 Wretchedness (6); 4 To the opposite side (6); 9 Middle East country (7); 10 Rates (anag) (5); 11 Piece of information (5); 12 With great intensity, energy, ... «The Guardian, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wretchedness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wretchedness>. Jun 2021 ».
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