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English verb: sadden

1. sadden (emotion) make unhappy


SamplesThe news of her death saddened me.


ExamplesThe bad news will sadden him, The performance is likely to sadden Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)affect, impress, move, strike


Narrower (hyponym)weigh down, weigh on


Causesadden


Antonymsgladden, joy

2. sadden (emotion) come to feel sad


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)experience, feel


Antonymsgladden









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