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wretched
used in And The Mountains Echoed

2 uses
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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."
  • And he had no use for their pity, their woebegone looks, all the forlorn headshaking at the wretched spectacle he had become.
    Chapter 4 (59% in)
  • His remaining sons had to take over his work, for every day Baba Ayub did nothing but sit at the edge of his field, a lone, wretched figure gazing toward the mountains.
    Chapter 1 (40% in)

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