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SADS

/ (sædz) /
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n acronym for
sudden adult death syndrome: the sudden death of an apparently healthy adult, for which no cause can be found at postmortem
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Word Origin for SADS

late C20: by analogy with SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome)
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How to use SADS in a sentence

  • I arrive at Edimbourg by a morning of the most sads; the sky grey, the earth wet, the air humid.

  • The army halted for the night upon the eve of the day when it would pass near the encampment of the Beni Sads.

    The Lance of Kanana|Harry W. French
  • Far and near the cry was repeated, and a moment later the people came hurrying to greet the hero of the Beni Sads.

    The Lance of Kanana|Harry W. French
  • If his words mean that the three were full-brothers, Umar Shaikhs own mother was b-sads Tarkhn wife.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
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