Synonyms for sad
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Wiktionary3.7 / 7 votes
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!
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.7 / 3 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.2 / 6 votes
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, sorryadjective
"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
a feeling of sorrow; normally with no cause
"for some reason he felt melancholy when she woke up"Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019
not happySubmitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
being subaerial makes me sad so the similarities is present for those with similar interests in the word subaerial.
i am sad\subaerial
not happy or disappointed
Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
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
What does SAD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the SAD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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She’s awake, which is a huge development. She likely has permanent brain damage that she will endure for the rest of her life. She’s not walking –it’s a sad, sad, sad story.
I am sad that my family isn't here. I'm sad that my friends aren't here. I'm sad that it's not the same exact experience due to Covid. However, I'm so grateful that we even were able to do this and come here and represent our countries. That's the most important part.
I don’t think all writers are sad,” she said. “I think it’s the other way around - all sad people write.”
Is discord going to show itself while we are still fighting, is the Jew once again worth less than another? Oh, it is sad, very sad, that once more, for the umpteenth time, the old truth is confirmed: What one Christian does is his own responsibility, what one Jew does is thrown back at all Jews.
From that first visit, we dreaded our appointments. The most difficult time in my life was made nearly unbearable because you never told me the truth. My child was perfect, i’m not angry. I’m not bitter. I’m just really sad. I’m sad the tiny beating hearts you see every day don’t fill you with a perpetual awe. I’m sad the intricate details and the miracle of those sweet little fingers and toes, lungs and eyes and ears don’t always give you pause. I’m said you were so wrong to say a baby with Down syndrome would decrease our quality of life. And I’m heartbroken you might have said that to a mommy even today. But I’m mostly sad you’ll never have the privilege of knowing my daughter, Emersyn.
Translations for sad
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- مؤسف, حزينArabic
- lamentable, trista, deplorable, patètic, tristCatalan, Valencian
- traurig, tristGerman
- säälittävä, synkkä, surullinen, surkeaFinnish
- gruamach, brònach, dubhachScottish Gaelic
- उदास, दुखीHindi
- მწუხარე, ნაღვლიანი, დარდიანი, სევდიანიGeorgian
- maestus, tristisLatin
- traueregLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- skumjš, bēdīgsLatvian
- lei seg, tristNorwegian
- خواشينی, غمجن, خپهPashto, Pushto
- tristă, abătută, abătut, tristRomanian
- грустный, печальныйRussian
- ledsen, sorgsenSwedish
- اداس, دکھیUrdu
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