Sorrowful and Wretched


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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Usage example: adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death

Wretched is a synonym for sorrowful in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Wretched" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", when it comes to topics like grieving, tragic.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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Wretched adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: lived alone in a wretched room in a run-down hotel

Sorrowful is a synonym for wretched in miserable topic. Sometimes you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Wretched", if it concerns topics such as terrible.
Nearby Words: wretch, wretchedly
Synonyms for Wretched

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beauty sorrowful beauty wretched beauty
music sorrowful music wretched music
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