wretchedness


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wretchedness \Wretch"ed*ness\, n.
   1. The quality or state of being wretched; utter misery.
      --Sir W. Raleigh.
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   2. A wretched object; anything despicably. [Obs.]
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            Eat worms and such wretchedness.      --Chaucer.
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