HyperDic: sad

English > 3 senses of the word sad:
ADJECTIVEallsadexperiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
allsadof things that make you feel sad
allsad, deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sorrybad
sad > pronunciation
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English > sad: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExperiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
Examples
  • "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
Narrowerbittersweettinged with sadness
doleful, mournfulFilled with or evoking sadness
heavyhearteddepressed
melancholy, melancholicCharacterized by or causing or expressing sadness
pensive, wistfulshowing pensive sadness
tragic, tragicalVery sad
tragicomic, tragicomicalmanifesting both tragic and comic aspects
See alsounhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Oppositegladshowing or causing joy and pleasure
Spanishtriste
Catalantrist, trista
Nounssadnessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
sadnessthe state of being sad
Adverbssadlyin an unfortunate way
English > sad: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf things that make you feel sad.
Examples
  • "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
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishtriste
Catalantrist
Nounssadnessthe quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
Adverbssadlywith sadness
English > sad: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningbad; unfortunate.
Example "her clothes were in sad shape"
Synonymsdeplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sorry
BroaderbadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Spanishdeplorable, desolador, lamentable, lamentoso, penoso, triste
Catalandeplorable
Nounssadnessthe quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
Adverbssadlyin an unfortunate or deplorable manner

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