experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
"feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
of things that make you feel sad
"sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti
deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)
"my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
regretful, deplorable, hapless, no-account, reprehensible, woeful, dismal, troubling, execrable, dingy, disconsolate, perturbing, no-count, good-for-nothing, miserable, worrying, criminal, no-good, vicious, disturbing, dark, grim, piteous, condemnable, lamentable, worrisome, misfortunate, pitiable, distressing, bad, poor, pathetic, wretched, sorry, pitiful, gloomy, drab, distressful, dreary, drear, good-for-naught, blue, meritless
soggy (to refer to pastries).
Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.
Dignified, serious, grave.
Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.
Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.
She gets sad when he's away.
The puppy had a sad little face.
Causing sorrow; lamentable.
It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported.
Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.
Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.
I can't believe you use drugs; you're so sad!
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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
sorrowful, pathetic, plaintive, doleful, piteous, lugubrious, rueful, mournful, dismal, funereal, gloomy, melancholy, disconsolate, dejected, touching, calamitous, deplorable, grievous, dire, afflictive, wretched, saturnine, grave, sober, dull, sombre, subdued, bad, naughty, troublesome, mischievous, vexatious
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How to use sad in a sentence?
I was with Fuzzy in the aftermath and I witnessed what the fans did to him, it could almost bring tears to your eyes, how hard they came down on him. It was sad.
He was always at other people's events. He was always shooting music videos, it makes me a little bit sad that we weren't able to see all that he could have done.
The sad thing is that patients are usually embarrassed to go to the doctor or the emergency room.
It was good to know he was willing to protect others, but then it was sad he had to give up his own life for it.
It's very difficult, no matter how many investigations you conduct, seeing young children and an entire family wiped out is a very, very sad thing.
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- حزين, مؤسفArabic
- trist, deplorable, trista, patètic, lamentableCatalan, Valencian
- traurig, tristGerman
- surullinen, surkea, säälittävä, synkkäFinnish
- brònach, dubhach, gruamachScottish Gaelic
- उदास, दुखीHindi
- დარდიანი, სევდიანი, მწუხარე, ნაღვლიანიGeorgian
- maestus, tristisLatin
- traueregLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- bēdīgs, skumjšLatvian
- lei seg, tristNorwegian
- خپه, خواشينی, غمجنPashto, Pushto
- abătut, abătută, trist, tristăRomanian
- грустный, печальныйRussian
- sorgsen, ledsenSwedish
- دکھی, اداسUrdu
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