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English adjective: sad

1. sad experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness


SamplesFeeling sad because his dog had died.
Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad.


Similarbittersweet, doleful, heavyhearted, melancholic, melancholy, mournful, pensive, tragic, tragical, tragicomic, tragicomical, wistful


Antonymsglad

2. sad of things that make you feel sad


SamplesSad 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.


Similarsorrowful


Antonymsjoyful

3. sad bad; unfortunate


SamplesMy finances were in a deplorable state.
A lamentable decision.
Her clothes were in sad shape.
A sorry state of affairs.


Synonymsdeplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sorry


Similarbad


Antonymsgood









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