Word of the Day: Wretch


wretch / rĕch


1. a person who is miserably unhappy or unfortunate

Hatred, in the course of time, kills the unhappy wretch who delights in nursing it in his bosom.

Giacomo Casanova, 1725 – 1798

2. a vile, despicable person

Hell is crowded with ungrateful wretches.

Italian Proverb