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Noun: wretchedness  re-chid-nus
  1. A state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable";
    - misery, miserableness
  2. The character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
    "the wretchedness for which these prisons became known"; "the grey wretchedness of the rain"
  3. The quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
    "he has compiled a record second to none in its wretchedness"

Type of: discomfort, ill-being, inferiority, low quality, uncomfortableness