Learner's definition of WRETCHED
[more wretched; most wretched]
very unhappy, ill, etc.
The slums were filled with poor, wretched children.
I don't know what's wrong with her, but she looks wretched.
very bad or unpleasant
families living in wretched poverty
the wretched conditions of the refugee camp
How did we get into this wretched state of affairs?
very poor in quality or ability