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
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
deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)
"my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
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
sad(adjective)soggy (to refer to pastries).
sad(adjective)Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.
sad(adjective)Dignified, serious, grave.
sad(adjective)Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.
sad(adjective)Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.
sad(adjective)Causing sorrow; lamentable.
sad(adjective)Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.
sad(adjective)Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
regrettable, unfortunate, sadness, unhappy, triste, tragic, saddened, depressing, deplorable, saddening, miserable, gloomy, lamentable, grim, dismal, sorry, distressing, upset, sorrowful, pitiful, sob, painful, bleak, dss, ods, wretched, dreary, das, boring, sadly
Translations for sad
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- حزين, مؤسفArabic
- trist, deplorable, trista, patètic, lamentableCatalan, Valencian
- traurig, tristGerman
- surullinen, surkea, säälittävä, synkkäFinnish
- brònach, dubhach, gruamachScottish Gaelic
- उदास, दुखीHindi
- დარდიანი, სევდიანი, მწუხარე, ნაღვლიანიGeorgian
- maestus, tristisLatin
- traueregLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- bēdīgs, skumjšLatvian
- lei seg, tristNorwegian
- خپه, خواشينی, غمجنPashto, Pushto
- abătut, abătută, trist, tristăRomanian
- грустный, печальныйRussian
- sorgsen, ledsenSwedish
- دکھی, اداسUrdu
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