adjective, sad·der, sad·dest.
Origin of sad
SYNONYMS FOR sad
Related formssad·ly, adverbsad·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for sadness
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
Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon labels the show a “crass stunt” on a “bottom-feeding vortex of sadness network.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whenever I look for a vein of sadness in Oliona it melts away.
His sadness over her descent into shooting up after managing to stay clean for a period is palpable.
The film often floats back and forth between these moments of satire and sadness.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell|Alex Suskind|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What sadness and difficulty may not his noble and generous spirit have had to encounter!Alida|Amelia Stratton Comfield
His deportment was invariably grave; it was sobriety that stopped short of sadness.Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.|Benson J. Lossing
Some women's faces are in their brightness a prophecy, and some in their sadness a history.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
And you, when you remember to-day, dont let it be a memory only of sadness; but of my gratitude—my wondering gratitude.Paths of Judgement|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Wealth and honor and power were nothing to him; his life was tinged with sadness that nothing could cure.The Martyr of the Catacombs|Anonymous