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Synonyms for sadsæd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sad(adj)

    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

    Synonyms:
    deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, distressing, sorry

    Antonyms:
    glad, joyful, good, gladsome

  2. sad(adj)

    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

    Synonyms:
    deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, distressing, sorry

    Antonyms:
    joyful, gladsome, glad, good

  3. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)

    bad; unfortunate

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"

    Synonyms:
    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, sad, piteous, condemnable, lamentable, worrisome, misfortunate, pitiable, distressing, bad, poor, pathetic, wretched, sorry, pitiful, gloomy, drab, distressful, dreary, drear, good-for-naught, blue, meritless

    Antonyms:
    joyful, gladsome, good, glad

Wiktionary

  1. sad(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    upbeat, cheerful, gleeful, happy, decent

  2. sad(adjective)

    soggy (to refer to pastries).

    Synonyms:
    lamentable, pitiful, sorry

    Antonyms:
    gleeful, decent, happy, cheerful, upbeat

  3. sad(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    uncomfortable, discomforted, distressed, unhappy

  4. sad(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    glum, down in the dumps, melancholy, depressed

  5. sad(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    touching, poignant

  6. sad(adjective)

    Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, sorry, lamentable

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, happy, decent, gleeful, upbeat

  7. sad(adjective)

    Steadfast, valiant.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, lamentable, sorry

    Antonyms:
    decent, cheerful, happy, upbeat, gleeful

  8. sad(adjective)

    Dignified, serious, grave.

    Synonyms:
    sorry, pitiful, lamentable

    Antonyms:
    decent, cheerful, happy, gleeful, upbeat

  9. sad(adjective)

    Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.

    Synonyms:
    lamentable, sorry, pitiful

    Antonyms:
    decent, upbeat, happy, gleeful, cheerful

  10. sad(adjective)

    Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

    Synonyms:
    lamentable, pitiful, sorry

    Antonyms:
    upbeat, cheerful, happy, decent, gleeful

  11. sad(adjective)

    Appearing sorrowful.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, sorry, lamentable

    Antonyms:
    happy, gleeful, upbeat, decent, cheerful

  12. sad(adjective)

    Causing sorrow; lamentable.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, sorry, lamentable

    Antonyms:
    gleeful, decent, upbeat, cheerful, happy

  13. sad(adjective)

    Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, lamentable, sorry

    Antonyms:
    decent, gleeful, upbeat, cheerful, happy

  14. sad(adjective)

    Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

    Synonyms:
    pitiful, lamentable, sorry

    Antonyms:
    decent, happy, gleeful, cheerful, upbeat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sorrowful, desponding, depressed, downcast, melancholy, cheerless, disconsolate, crest-fallen, chap-fallen, cast down

  2. sad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    gloomy, dismal, doleful, mournful, lugubrious, grievous, woebegone

  3. sad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    grievous, afflictive, calamitous, disastrous, dire, deplorable

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