wretchedly

All Adverb
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  • If she had married him she might not have failed so wretchedly to find happiness. Cited from We Can't Have Everything, by Rupert Hughes
  • You have been playing a part for twenty-four hours, and you have played it wretchedly. Cited from At Last, by Marion Harland
  • He had a new boy one day recently, and played as wretchedly as usual. Cited from Jokes For All Occasions, by Anonymous
  • They are all wretchedly poor -- what are you to do with them? Cited from In Darkest England and The Way Out, General Booth
  • And yet she wretchedly felt my presence near her; I am certain of that. Cited from Famous Modern Ghost Stories, by Various, Ed.: Emily Dorothy Scarborough
  • It had required this final touch to make her fully feel her wretchedly false position. Cited from The Auction Block, by Rex Beach
  • He caught at the door, looking up wretchedly at his father. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Your father looks wretchedly but he says there is nothing the matter. Cited from A Beautiful Possibility, by Edith Ferguson Black
  • There could not have been found a more wretchedly miserable boy than he. Cited from The Story of the Big Front Door, by Mary Finley Leonard
  • What could I hope for in a game where the cards fell wretchedly from the very start? Cited from The Boss of Little Arcady, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He stopped and sank wretchedly down in a chair and covered his face with his hands. Cited from Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3, Collected by Francis J. Reynolds
  • They felt wretchedly; he could scarcely keep looking into the glass. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • Such people were wretchedly armed yet they were quite decided.
  • I have not yet shown you how wretchedly bad and insufficient they are. Cited from The Roman Question, by Edmond About
  • Until two o'clock she was wretchedly busy in soul and body. Cited from Harriet and the Piper, by Kathleen Norris
  • The number of small boats at this time in the settlement was considerable, although wretchedly put together. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • At five o'clock he turned wretchedly into bed again. Cited from Born In Exile, By George Gissing
  • She went back to her bedroom and cried wretchedly for a long time. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • Lie he did, wretchedly, on the most unhappy bed that old age ever lay in. Cited from The Wits and Beaux of Society, by Grace & Philip Wharton, Volume 2
  • Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind.
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Meaning of wretchedly

  • adverb In a wretched manner
    `I can't remember who I am,' I said, wretchedly