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sad

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adjective,sad·der,sad·dest.

affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrowful or mournful: to feel sad because a close friend has moved away.

expressive of or characterized by sorrow: sad looks; a sad song.

causing sorrow: a sad disappointment; sad news.

(of color) somber, dark, or dull; drab.

deplorably bad; sorry: a sad attempt.

Obsolete. firm or steadfast.

OTHER WORDS FOR sad

1unhappy, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, gloomy, downcast, downhearted, depressed, dejected, melancholy.

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Origin of sad

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English sæd “grave, heavy, weary,” originally “sated, full”; cognate with German satt, Gothic saths “full, satisfied”; akin to Latin satis “enough,” satur “sated,” Greek hádēn “enough.” See satiate, saturate

OTHER WORDS FROM sad

sad·ly,adverbsad·ness,noun

Words nearby sad

sacrosciatic, sacrospinal, sacrotransverse position, sacrovertebral, sacrum, sad, sadaqat, Sadat, Sadat, Anwar, sad case, Saddam Hussein

Other definitions for sad (2 of 3)


seasonal affective disorder.

Other definitions for sad (3 of 3)


noun

the 14th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Words related to sad

pessimistic, melancholy, bitter, somber, dismal, wistful, heartbroken, sorry, sorrowful, mournful, dark, pathetic, regrettable, moving, bad, unhappy, depressing, poignant, tragic, serious

How to use sad in a sentence

  • “I’m personally sad that two parents would be out to ruin a program, ruin people’s livelihoods because their children didn’t work hard enough or made mistakes,” Clark said.

    School Sports Became ‘Clubs’ Amid the Pandemic – Now Two Coaches Are Out|Ashly McGlone|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego

  • The sad part is that when talking about this topic, I noticed how hard it actually is for Googlers to get the SEO community to change our ways.

    How to earn your place in Google’s index in 2020|Bartosz Góralewicz|September 14, 2020|Search Engine Land

  • In a blog post, Amazon simply says that “positivity” measures how happy or sad a voice sounds.

    How Amazon’s new health tracker will use AI to monitor your tone of voice|Nicolás Rivero|August 28, 2020|Quartz

  • “Rather than do a watered-down, sad version of our television show with one person in a 2,000-square-foot set with nobody in the background, let’s just shift it at home,” said Bishop.

    ‘A new way of working’: Publishers’ test kitchens return to studios with new safety procedures in the mix|Kayleigh Barber|August 14, 2020|Digiday

  • This is especially interesting when comparing it to unemployment searches, which is a very sad side effect of the economy shut down.

    Five Google Trends charts that show the impact of COVID-19|Jason Tabeling|July 9, 2020|Search Engine Watch

  • Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.

    Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • Haha, what a sad thing to be great at, but yeah, I guess I am.

    Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).

    My Week on Jewish Tinder|Emily Shire|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.

    ‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • The trio formed the Sad Boys collective, with Sherm and Gud on production and Lean manning the mic.

    The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST

  • The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.

    The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills

  • All through the sad duties of the next four days Felipe was conscious of the undercurrent of this premonition.

    Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson

  • She looked up at him with sad and eloquent eyes, which softened his heart in spite of himself.

    Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson

  • It was a sad day for Ramona and Alessandro when the kindly Hyers pulled up their tent-stakes and left the valley.

    Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Somehow it made me feel sad to hear it, and a sense of the transitoriness of things came over me.

    Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay

British Dictionary definitions for sad (1 of 2)


adjectivesadderorsaddest

feeling sorrow; unhappy

causing, suggestive, or expressive of such feelingsa sad story

unfortunate; unsatisfactory; shabby; deplorableher clothes were in a sad state

Britishinformalludicrously contemptible; pathetiche's a sad, boring little wimp

(of pastry, cakes, etc) not having risen fully; heavy

(of a colour) lacking brightness; dull or dark

archaicserious; grave

verb

NZto express sadness or displeasure strongly

Derived forms of sad

sadly, adverbsadness, noun

Word Origin for sad

Old English sæd weary; related to Old Norse sathr, Gothic saths, Latin satur, satis enough

British Dictionary definitions for sad (2 of 2)


abbreviation for

seasonal affective disorder

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for sad


abbr.

seasonal affective disorder

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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Opposite Of Sad, Antonyms of Sad, Meaning and Example Sentences

Opposite Of Sad, Antonyms of Sad, Meaning and Example Sentences






Antonym opposite words contradict each other and meet opposite meanings. A word has synonyms as well as antonyms. When we learn a language, when we learn a word in that language, it will be very useful for us to learn both the opposite and the synonyms of this word.

Because learning a word with its synonyms increases our competence in that language as well as our competence in speaking and writing. Learning a word with its opposite meanings both broadens our vocabulary and helps our activity on language. There are some things we need to know about opposite words.

First, the negative of a word cannot be the opposite of that word. Negative words indicate whether an action should be taken to us, that is, not the opposite meaning of a word. In a language, not every word has a synonym, but not every word has an opposite. In general, adjectives and adverbs have opposite meanings, that is, words reporting quality and quantity often have opposite words.

Sad means; regrettable, harrowing, painful, heartbreaking, feeling or showing sorrow, unhappy




Opposites of Sad;

  • delighted
  • merry
  • blissful
  • elated
  • contented
  • satisfied
  • pleased
  • glad
  • content
  • jolly
  • jovial
  • better
  • ecstatic
  • amused
  • joyous
  • upbeat
  • merry
  • peaceful
  • jubilant
  • lively
  • good

Example Sentences with Sad;

  • I’m feeling a little sad today.
  • George was sad that he had not won.
  • I was sad when I lost my toys.
  • Lady Diana death made me very sad.
  • I can’t tell you how sad I am about all this.


Here are 400 Important Opposite Words List

  • boy – girl
  • brave – cowardly
  • break – fix
  • broad – narrow
  • brother – sister
  • build – destroy
  • busy – lazy
  • buy – sell
  • calm – excited
  • careful – careless
  • careless – careful
  • catch – miss
  • ceiling – floor
  • cellar – attic
  • centre – outskirts
  • certainly – probably
  • changeable – constant
  • cheap – expensive
  • child – adult
  • children – parents
  • clean – dirty
  • clear – cloudy
  • clever – stupid
  • close – open
  • closed – open
  • cloudy – clear
  • cold – hot
  • cold – heat
  • come – go
  • comedy – drama
  • complicated – simple
  • compliment – insult
  • compulsory – voluntary
  • connect – separate
  • consonant – vowel
  • constant – changeable
  • cry – laugh
  • damage – repair
  • danger – security
  • dangerous – safe
  • dark – light
  • daughter – son
  • dawn – dusk
  • day – night
  • dead – alive
  • death – birth
  • deep – shallow
  • defeat – victory
  • defence – attack
  • defend – attack
  • delicious – awful
  • deny – admit
  • depart – arrive
  • departure – arrival
  • descendant – ancestor
  • descent – ascent
  • desperate – hopeful
  • destroy – build
  • destruction – construction
  • devil – angel
  • dictatorship – republic
  • die – live
  • emigrate – immigrate
  • emigration – immigration
  • empty – full
  • end – begin
  • end – beginning
  • ending – beginning
  • enemy – friend
  • enjoy – hate
  • enter – leave
  • entrance – exit
  • equal – different
  • even – odd
  • evening – morning
  • everybody – nobody
  • everything – nothing
  • find – lose
  • finish – begin
  • finish – start
  • first – final
  • fix – break
  • flat – hilly
  • floor – ceiling
  • follow – lead
  • forbid – allow
  • for – against
  • foreground – background
  • foreign – domestic
  • foreigner – native
  • forget – remember
  • form – destroy
  • fortune – bad luck
  • forward – backward
  • free – arrest
  • freeze – melt
  • frequently – occasionally
  • fresh – old/stale
  • friend – enemy
  • front – rear
  • infrontof – back
  • full – empty
  • funny – serious
  • future – past
  • general – particular
  • generous – mean
  • gentle – violent
  • gentleman – lady
  • giant – tiny
  • girl – boy
  • give – take
  • go – come
  • good – bad
  • grown-up – child
  • guest – host
  • guilty – innocent
  • happiness – sadness
  • happy – sad
  • handsome – ugly
  • hard – easy
  • harvest – plant
  • hate – enjoy
  • health – disease
  • healthy – ill
  • heat – cold
  • heaven – hell
  • heavy – light
  • hell – heaven
  • land – water
  • large – small
  • last – first
  • late – early
  • laugh – cry
  • lazy – active
  • lead – follow
  • learn – teach
  • leave – arrive
  • left – right
  • lend – borrow
  • less – more
  • let – forbid
  • lie – stand
  • life – death
  • light – dark
  • light – heavy
  • like – hate
  • liquid – solid
  • little – big
  • little – much
  • live – die
  • long – short
  • lose – win
  • loser – winner
  • loud – quiet
  • love – hate
  • lovely – terrible
  • low – high
  • lower – raise
  • badluck – good luck
  • goodluck – bad luck
  • major – minor
  • married – divorced
  • marry – divorce
  • master – servant
  • maximum – minimum
  • mean – generous
  • melt – freeze
  • men – women
  • mend – break
  • mess – order
  • midnight – noon
  • minimum – maximum
  • minor – major
  • miss – hit
  • miss – catch
  • moderate – extreme
  • modern – ancient
  • monarchy – republic
  • moon – sun
  • more – less
  • morning – evening
  • mountain – valley
  • much – little
  • narrow – broad
  • nasty – nice
  • native – foreigner
  • natural – artificial
  • near – distant
  • negative – affirmative
  • nephew – niece
  • never – always
  • new – ancient
  • nice – awful
  • niece – nephew
  • night – day
  • no – yes
  • odd – even
  • off – on
  • often – seldom
  • old – modern
  • on – off
  • open – closed
  • open – closed
  • opponent – supporter
  • order – mess
  • ordinary – special
  • other – same
  • out – in
  • outside – inside
  • outskirts – centre
  • over – under
  • parents – children
  • part – whole
  • partial – total
  • particular – general
  • pass – fail
  • past – future
  • peace – war
  • permit – forbid
  • plant – harvest
  • plenty – lack
  • pleasant – awful
  • polite – rude
  • poor – rich
  • poverty – wealth
  • powerful – weak
  • presence – absence
  • present – past
  • pretty – ugly
  • private – public
  • probably – certainly
  • professional – amateur
  • protect – attack
  • protection – attack
  • public – private
  • pull – push
  • pupil – teacher
  • push – pull
  • question – answer
  • quick – slow
  • quiet – loud
  • raise – lower
  • rainy – sunny
  • rear – front
  • receive – send
  • reduce – increase
  • refuse – agree
  • regret – satisfaction
  • remember – forget
  • repair – damage
  • reply – ask
  • reply – question
  • republic – dictatorship
  • rest – work
  • rich – poor
  • right – left
  • rural – urban
  • sad – happy
  • sadness – happiness
  • safe – dangerous
  • safety – danger
  • salt – sugar
  • same – different
  • satisfaction – regret
  • satisfy – annoy
  • save – spend
  • scream – whisper
  • security – danger
  • seldom – often
  • sell – buy
  • send – receive
  • senior – junior
  • separate – connect
  • serious – funny
  • servant – master
  • setfree – arrest
  • shallow – deep
  • sharp – blunt
  • shelter – exposure
  • short – long
  • shout – whisper
  • shut – open
  • sick – healthy
  • silent – noisy
  • silly – intelligent
  • simple – complicated
  • sink – rise

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Opposites Words for Kids - Opposite Words - Opposite Words in English

Opposites of sadly
Antonyms for sadly

Dictionary of opposites and antonyms

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Opposite and antonym definition

An antonym is a word with the opposite meaning of another word. Antonyms are words which mean the opposite of other words.

Using opposites

Opposites and Synonyms are used to:

  • Define a word. That's why they can be found in dictionary descriptions.
  • Avoid repetition in a piece of writing
  • Enrich your writing.

Examples of opposites

The word cautious can be considered to be the opposite of the world audacious. Confirm and deny are words with opposite meanings. Misandry can be seen as an antonym of misogyny. The opposite of the word liberty is captivity. Modest and conceited are words that are antonyms. Delayed and precocious are two of the opposites that can be found in this online dictionary of opposites.

Using Antonym Dictionary

The dictionary of opposites (antonym dictionary) enables users to find the most suitable terms for the particular context, rather than just those that first spring to mind. Antonym dictionary is an alternative to the dictionary of synonyms. Searching for the opposite of a word also makes it possible to find terms that are better suited to describe a characteristic, purpose, or function of the thing, person, or action in question. Finally, the dictionary of opposites helps writers to avoid repeating words within the same piece of text, thereby improving their writing style.

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