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Sad

Synonyms for sad:

Sense 1

disheartening, hangdog, devastated, dismayed, discouraging, soul-destroying, shattering, affecting, shattered, unquiet, Grieved, sepulchral, unfulfilled, lovelorn, gut-wrenching, melting, harassed, screwed up, choked up, Broken-hearted, homesick, losing, heartsick, deflated, grief-stricken, dispiriting, funny, upsetting, saturnine, grumpy, bleak, relieved.

Sense 2

flattened, regretfully, sentimental, subdued, pessimistic, claustrophobic, unfortunate, sulky, touching, suicidal, cut-up, oppressed, painful, agonizing, woefully, somber, regrettable.

Sense 3

injured, sadly, distressed, downbeat.

Sense 4

cranky, terrible, bitter, black.

anxious

careworn.

cheerless

heartbreaking.

despairing

hopeless.

despondent

woebegone, brokenhearted.

discouraged

downcast, crestfallen.

disheartened

broken.

dismal

lugubrious.

dispirited

demoralized.

forlorn

heavy-hearted.

gloomy

heavy, murky, cheerless, desolate.

heartbroken

inconsolable.

in low spirits

dysphoric, dull, tristful, low, spiritless, unhappy.

melancholy

funereal.

mournful

grievous.

pathological

morbid.

pensive

Languishing.

sobbing

lamenting.

sorrowful

sorrowful, elegiac.

sorry

sorry, badly.

unhappy

discontented.

black (adjective)

bleak, depressive, distressing.

bleak (adjective)

grim, hopeless, black, drear.

brokenhearted (adjective)

inconsolable.

cheerless (adjective)

desolate, drab, blue, dolorous, sullen, woeful, dull.

crestfallen (adjective)

dispirited, inconsolable, discouraged, disheartened.

crying (adjective)

lachrymose, weeping.

dejected (adjective)

discouraged, pensive, morose, mournful, gloomy, heartbroken, disconsolate, sullen, blue, melancholy, moody, overcome, anguished, lachrymose, despairing, miserable, dejected, dispirited, contemplative, glum, downhearted, wistful, depressed, dreary, anxious, grim, dolorous, woeful, down, despondent, joyless, plaintive, disheartened.

depressed (adjective)

unhappy, dysphoric, mouth, despondent, melancholic, tristful, low.

depressing (adjective)

dispiriting, bleak.

disappointed (adjective)

crestfallen.

disappointing (adjective)

heartbreaking.

doleful (adjective)

painful, doleful.

funereal (adjective)

funereal.

heartsick (adjective)

heartsick.

hopeless (adjective)

desperate, hopeless, black.

inferior (adjective)

good-for-nothing.

lamenting (adjective)

elegiac.

moving (adjective)

heart-rending.

pitiful (adjective)

pitiable, rueful.

regretful (adjective)

rueful.

sad (adjective)

heart-rending, upsetting, heartsick, pathetic, despondent, lamentable, wretched, bad, distressed, discouraging, wistful, morose, unhappy, dreary, bitter, gloomy, pitiful, despairing, mournful, melancholic, somber, tragic, poignant, disconsolate, lachrymose, grief-stricken, morbid, pensive, hapless, doleful, lugubrious, pessimistic, joyless, low, dejected, depressing, regrettable, dispiriting, down, grievous, weeping, sorrowful, saddening, glum, heavyhearted, downcast, miserable, pitiable, funereal, sorry, Languishing, dismal, disheartening, deplorable, Grieved, heartbroken, cheerless, melancholy, woebegone, dark.

sullen (adjective)

glum.

touching (adjective)

touching, poignant.

woebegone (adjective)

woebegone.

Sense 2 (noun)

poignant, somber, unfortunate, touching, heart-rending, funereal, discouraging, dispiriting.

Sense 4 (noun)

terrible, upsetting, cheerless, painful.

Sense 5 (noun)

regrettable, grievous.

Sense 7 (noun)

bleak, homesick, subdued.

sad (noun)

depressive, deplorable, saddening, melancholic, depressing, bad, yearning, wistful, mournful, sorry, tragic, doleful, tragical, bittersweet, sorrowful, heavyhearted, distressing, pensive, gloomy, tragicomical, lamentable, tragicomic, melancholy, pitiful.

depressing (verb)

chill.

displeased (verb)

disappointed.

Usage examples for sad:

  • I have a sad story to tell you, Herr von Ernau. - "Quicksands", Adolph Streckfuss.
  • I remember how sad it was. - "The Case of Richard Meynell", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.
  • Mr. Alder looked very sad. - "Clematis", Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb.

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