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?
It's sad because some of my friends - the staff nurses, some of the senior doctors - they don't come from KL itself, usually, they would go back (to their hometowns) to spend time with their families, and they're not getting the chance to do that. So yeah, it brings a sad mood to the working area.
I'm sort of sad this walk is over, if I kept walking, I could have a new house by the end of the year!
It's a sad day for the Nietos, but a much worse day for the San Francisco community, essentially you have a precedent being set that officers have the green light to fire 59 bullets in a public park at a man who posed no threat to them or anyone else.
Ellen DeGeneres from Ellen DeGeneres daytime talk show in 2006. Kathy Griffin explained Kathy Griffin wished there was more of a comradery between female comics. My issue with Ellen DeGeneres is simple, you know, the guys in comedy are so good about sticking together. I feel sad that women don't support each other the way the guys do. Joan [ Rivers ] and I would talk about this all the time. Patriarchy pits us against each other.
This marks a deeply sad day for the company which pioneered package holidays and made travel possible for millions of people around the world.
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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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