Examples of usage:

  1. Arawanili faithfully instructed his people in all that Orehu had said, and thus rescued them from their wretchedness. "The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations" by Daniel G. Brinton
  2. The pride I take in that sacrifice will support me in my wretchedness,- fate may dispose of me as it will. "The Chouans" by Honore de Balzac
  3. Wretchedness and sin go together. "The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance" by Harriet Martineau
  4. She loves George so dearly- so dearly that she would have done anything, consented to everything, and this wretchedness would have been spared. "Old Kensington" by Miss Thackeray
  5. Paul Schlieben pitied the little ones greatly- they would remain there in their wretchedness, their hunger, their poverty. "The Son of His Mother" by Clara Viebig
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