toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

wretched
used in The Princess Bride

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
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."
  • I am the most wretched of creatures.
    p. 129.8
  • The stoop was wretched and bleak.
    p. 225.9

There are no more uses of "wretched" in The Princess Bride.

Typical Usage  (best examples)