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
In sad news, Jennifer Aniston and her husband Justin Theroux have split.
So even though the McKennas might be sad their team lost, this surely makes up for it — until next season, that is.
But there are no Whataburgers in the state of California, and this makes Taylor-Stuart sad.
According to Unicef, barely a third of the population can read, a sad statistic that is unlikely to improve soon, given that hundreds of schools have been closed because of the fighting.
My end note is sad: Chuck Miller, former Antioch police chief for 20 years and an NICC member, died in December at the age of 74.
Lullabies sounded sadder, simpler and slower while dance songs were happier, faster and more complex.
Still sad that Hallmark Christmas movies are finished for the season?
This contrasts with the stance taken by the German government, which has more of an attachment to the U.K.’s place in Europe because of its World War II role, and is sad it’s beating a retreat.
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Origin and Etymology of sad
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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;
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