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used in Atlas Shrugged

3 uses
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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."
  • You knew it before you began the whole wretched business.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (81% in)
  • You wouldn't understand it if I told you that the man who works, works for himself, even if he does carry the whole wretched bunch of you along.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (60% in)
  • You're so proud of yourself, you think that you're pure and good-but you can't be good, so long as I'm wretched.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (16% in)

There are no more uses of "wretched" in Atlas Shrugged.

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