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1. sad

adjective. ['ˈsæd'] experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • unhappy
  • sorrowful
  • dejected
  • regretful
  • depressed
  • downcast
  • miserable
  • downhearted
  • heavyhearted
  • down
  • despairing
  • disconsolate
  • out of sorts
  • wistful
  • tragicomic
  • tragical
  • doleful
  • melancholy
  • bittersweet
  • tragic
  • mournful
  • tragicomical
  • melancholic

Antonyms

  • elation
  • tasteless
  • favorable
  • obedient

Etymology

  • sad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word sad


1. Adjective
He may even let out a sad bark or howl every once in a while.

Quotes containing the word sad


1. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

3. Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. sad-faced

adjective. having a face with a sad expression.

Antonyms

  • anonymous

3. sad

adjective. ['ˈsæd'] bad; unfortunate.

Synonyms

  • pitiful
  • lamentable
  • sorry
  • deplorable
  • distressing

Antonyms

  • thoughtless
  • humorless
  • happiness
  • cheerful

Etymology

  • sad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sad

adjective. ['ˈsæd'] of things that make you feel sad.

Antonyms

  • best

Etymology

  • sad (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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