Poor and Wretched


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Poor adjective – Falling short of a standard.
Usage example: a pretty poor musician, even for a garage band

Wretched is a synonym for poor in unfortunate topic. In some cases you can use "Wretched" instead an adjective "Poor", when it comes to topics like pitiful, abject, contemptible, unhappy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: poorly, poorness
Synonyms for Poor


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Wretched adjective – Extremely unsatisfactory.
Usage example: this report is simply wretched—you'll have to rewrite it

Poor is a synonym for wretched in terrible topic. You can use "Poor" instead an adjective "Wretched", if it concerns topics such as property, pitiful, unfortunate, contemptible. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wretch, wretchedly
Synonyms for Wretched

Things that words describes

soul poor soul wretched soul
life poor life wretched life
woman poor woman wretched woman
state poor state wretched state
Other nouns: creature, conditions, planet, controls, souls, reviews.

Both words in one sentence

  • Further adding to the complex situation is the fact that every generation/age is subjected to it's own tipe of a pity it feels to those "poor, unenlightened wretched simpletons of yore".
  • One of the townspeople you can speak to says that the reason Jidoor has no poor people is because everyone drove them out, which also caused said poor people to form the Wretched Hive town of Zozo.
    Source: No Poverty
  • David Wingrove's Chung Kuo is an extreme example: the entire Earth is covered in a 50-story megastructure, with the elite living up top, a wretched hive of scum and villainy on the bottom, and beneath even that, the poor schlubs who actually live on the ground in utter barbarity.
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