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Synonyms for saddening
sad·den·ing

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  1. List of paraphrases for "saddening":

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5071sad
#8709horrible
#9372painful
#15772disappointing
#17102miserable
#20906depressing
#25291melancholy
#30054hateful
#30945wretched
#42423distressing
#60125mournful
#155391saddening

How to use saddening in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Greenberg:

    The stories I can tell are maddening and saddening.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    The charges in the indictment against Congressman Chaka Fattah are deeply saddening, congressman Fattah has been a tireless and effective advocate for America's hard-working families across more than 20 years of distinguished service in the House.

  3. Yuichi Kumami:

    They may not be able to produce the same kind of works again and it was my hope that there would be more memorable works in the future, but that may be impossible now and that is very saddening.

  4. La Vergne:

    It's very saddening and heartbreaking ... that an adult would put other people's children or children in harm's way like that.

  5. Lisa Torraco:

    This tragedy is overwhelming to all of us ... it's deeply saddening to my client.


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