Wretchedness vs Pains - What's the difference?

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Wretchedness is a related term of pains.


As nouns the difference between wretchedness and pains

is that wretchedness is an unhappy state of mental or physical suffering while pains is .

As a verb pains is

(pain).

wretchedness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • An unhappy state of mental or physical suffering.
  • * 1811 , Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility , chapter 3
  • She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it. He did not disturb the wretchedness of her mind by ill-timed conversation.
  • A state of prolonged misfortune, privation or anguish.
  • pains

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
  • * , chapter=22
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (pain)
  • Derived terms

    * be at pains * take pains

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