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sadden

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verb sad·den \ˈsa-dən\

Simple Definition of sadden

  • : to cause (someone) to be sad

  • : to become sad : to show sadness

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sadden

saddenedsaddening play \ˈsad-niŋ, ˈsa-dən-iŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make sad

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become sad

Examples of sadden in a sentence

  1. It saddens me that we could not agree.

  2. We were saddened to see how ill she looks.

  3. She was saddened over the death of her friend.

  4. Her face saddened when she heard the news.



1628

First Known Use of sadden

1628

Rhymes with sadden


SADDEN Defined for Kids

sadden

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verb sad·den \ˈsa-dən\

Definition of sadden for Students

saddenedsaddening

  1. :  to make or become sad





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