Wretchless
Wretchless Wretch"less, a. [See {Reckless}.] Reckless; hence, disregarded. [Obs.] -- {Wretch"less*ly}, adv. [Obs.] -- {Wretch"less*ness}, n. [Obs.] --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster]

Your deaf ears should listen Unto the wretchless clamors of the poor. --J. Webster. [1913 Webster]


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