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wretched
used in Antony and Cleopatra

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Definition
very bad
in various senses, including:
  • unfortunate or miserable — as in "wretched prisoners sleeping on the cold floor"
  • of poor quality — as in "wretched roads"
  • morally bad — as in "The wretched woman stole his wallet."
  • Ay me, most wretched, That have my heart parted betwixt two friends, That do afflict each other!
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Rome. A Room in CAESAR'S House (78% in)

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