Examples of sad in a Sentence
He's feeling sad because his pet died.
People were sad that he was leaving.
The experience left her sadder but wiser.
Have you heard the sad news about his wife's illness?
It'll be a sad day when you leave us.
a movie with a sad ending
He lived a sad life.
The sad fact of the matter is that they are right.
The new version is a sad imitation of the original movie.
We needed more money but, sad to say, there wasn't any.
Recent Examples of sad from the Web
The courage to fight that regime, the suffering that their immigrants have around the world is sad.
To drive through a town that has lost its industry is sad.
First, the sad news: SteamSpy is shutting down, or at least a shutdown is imminent if nothing else changes on Valve’s end.
The realization of the true situation, for me, was sad.
Yet, in all these years of being surrounded by whiteness, not a single microscopic molecule of white privilege has been given to me, which is sad, because some of my best friends are white.
How does Facebook collect and store reaction icon data (sad faces, happy ones, Likes, and wows) as well as sticker data (which is all categorized by mood)?
For all his faults, Pinch is gifted with wisdom, as is the author of this sad, funny and moving novel.
Though many fans won’t be sad to see A Bug’s Land stomped out of existence, parents of small children may miss an area that can easily distract energetic, if not cranky, preschoolers.
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bad, blue, brokenhearted, cast down, crestfallen, dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, heavyhearted, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholic, melancholy, miserable, mournful, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretched;
black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, desolate, dismal, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), funereal, gray (also grey), morbid, morose, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen;
SAD Defined for Kids
- I'm sad that you're leaving.
- The dog had sad eyes.
- sad news
History for sad
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