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 Sentences of wretched
Definition:
a. very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by deep affliction or distress; calamitous; woeful; worthless
Example:
"Well, I should like to be a LITTLE larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind," said Alice: "three inches is such a wretched height to be."
Sentence in Classic:
But it is too late: the just turn away from the wretched damned souls which now appear before the eyes of all in their hideous and evil character.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Then he implored me to keep his secret for three days longer, so as to give his wretched accomplice a chance of saving his guilty life.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Some wretched hovels for the Dutch sailors, resembling great boxes, and after which the place was named, lay about in confused disorder on the opposite bank.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Madame Stahl, of whom some people said that she had worried her husband out of his life, while others said it was he who had made her wretched by his immoral behavior, had always been a woman of weak health and enthusiastic temperament.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He felt unutterably wretched now, for his passion for Anna, which had seemed to him of late to be growing cooler, now that he knew he had lost her forever, was stronger than ever it had been.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Today he had not been at home all day, and she felt so lonely and wretched in being on bad terms with him that she wanted to forget it all, to forgive him, and be reconciled with him; she wanted to throw the blame on herself and to justify him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If we were in Vienna it would be easy, but here, in this wretched Moravian hole, it is more difficult, and I beg you all to help me.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Napoleon Bonaparte was despised by all as long as he was great, but now that he has become a wretched comedian the Emperor Francis wants to offer him his daughter in an illegal marriage.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He screwed up his eyes with a dissatisfied look as he gazed attentively and fixedly at these prisoners, who presented a specially wretched appearance.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We must allow that the others were at least as wretched as he; but Candide hoped that the philosopher would entertain him during the voyage.
Candide By Voltaire Context
I could have done very well if I had been without the Murdstones; but the influence of the Murdstones upon me was like the fascination of two snakes on a wretched young bird.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context