Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of wretched: more wretched

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Examples

  • The wretcheder are the contemners of all helps; such as presuming on their own naturals, deride diligence, and mock at terms when they understand not things.

    A Grammar of the English Tongue

  • -- But the wretcheder are the obstinate contemners of all helps and arts; such as presuming on their own naturals (which, perhaps, are excellent), dare deride all diligence, and seem to mock at the terms when they understand not the things; thinking that way to get off wittily with their ignorance.

    Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems

  • I felt all the wretcheder for the lack of a breakfast.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • No roads were wretcheder than theirs; nobody cared less than they.

    The Henchman

  • She tore up that precious document, went home, reflected that she was rather hungry and likely to be hungrier, quite wretched and likely to be wretcheder; and so made a decoction of sulphur matches and drank it.

    The Clarion

  • I felt all the wretcheder for the lack of a breakfast.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • I felt all the wretcheder for the lack of a breakfast.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • I felt all the wretcheder for the lack of a breakfast.

    The Man Who Had Nowhere to Go

  • Let us hope not until social order has been transformed, lest they should only give more to those who have, and leave the wretched still wretcheder by force of contrast.

    An Autobiography

  • 'Yes, so they have; though not many wretcheder things.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

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