sadden

[ sad-n ]
/ ˈsæd n /

verb (used with or without object)

to make or become sad.

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Origin of sadden

First recorded in 1590–1600; sad + -en1

OTHER WORDS FROM sadden

sad·den·ing·ly, adverbun·sad·dened, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sadden

sadden
/ (ˈsædən) /

verb

to make or become sad
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