Definition of wretchedly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈretʃɪdli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈretʃɪdli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows you feel very ill/sick or unhappy ‘I’m so sorry,’ she said wretchedly.
  2. 2(formal) very badly; to a very bad degree They were wretchedly under-equipped for such a journey.