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1. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases.

Synonyms

  • poke
  • doggy bag
  • bag
  • grocery bag
  • paper bag
  • carrier bag

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • classify

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. sack

verb. ['ˈsæk'] plunder (a town) after capture.

Synonyms

  • destroy
  • plunder
  • take

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • increase
  • levitation
  • sharpen

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter.

Synonyms

  • pillage
  • plundering

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).

Synonyms

  • deactivation
  • superannuation
  • ending
  • Section Eight
  • liberation
  • release
  • inactivation
  • discharge
  • dishonorable discharge
  • dismissal
  • honorable discharge
  • conclusion
  • sacking
  • dismission
  • congee
  • firing
  • conge
  • termination

Antonyms

  • activation
  • newness
  • continuance
  • continuation

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry).

Antonyms

  • mobilize

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sack

verb. ['ˈsæk'] put in a sack.

Synonyms

  • encase
  • incase

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • welcome
  • divest

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] a woman's full loose hiplength jacket.

Synonyms

  • sacque

Antonyms

  • gather
  • convict

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sad

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

Synonyms

  • heavyhearted
  • 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))

9. 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))

10. sad

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

Antonyms

  • best

Etymology

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

Example sentences of the word sad-sack


1. Noun Phrase
Many companies have a business sad sack who shows up, does her job and goes home without fully engaging, interacting or contributing to team efforts.

2. Noun Phrase
As wonderful as owning a house is, it won't be much fun if you’re a total sad sack.

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