"wretchedness" in the noun sense
1. misery, wretchedness, miserableness
a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
"the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable"
the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
"the wretchedness for which these prisons became known"
"the grey wretchedness of the rain"
the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
"he has compiled a record second to none in its wretchedness"
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