Examples of sadden in a Sentence
It saddens me that we could not agree.
We were saddened to see how ill she looks.
She was saddened over the death of her friend.
Her face saddened when she heard the news.
Recent Examples of sadden from the Web
We are greatly saddened by the symphony news and feel that every great city has a symphony.
We are saddened to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances, Michael Ray will not be able to join us this Friday night.
Sometime shortly after the turn of the last century, perhaps saddened by her husband's death in the Spanish American War of 1898, the widow allegedly strangled her little white dog and then hanged herself from a beam in the attic.
Bevin said in a tweet Wednesday that he was saddened by the news of Johnson's death: Saddened to hear of tonight's death of KY Representative Dan Johnson. .
Evans’ defense attorney, Sarah Anne Mourer, says her client and his family are saddened by the death of Ollie.
Jonathan Mitschele New Gloucester, Maine Count me among those deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ruth Walker.
Though saddened by the prospect of a Gaga hiatus, the superstar's Little Monsters were nonetheless supportive of the singer's decision.
The Naval Special Warfare community is deeply saddened and mourns the tragic loss of one of our best.
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First Known Use of sadden
Synonymsbum (out), burden, dash, deject, get down, oppress, depress, weigh down
Antonymsbrighten, buoy, cheer (up), gladden, lighten, rejoice
Related Wordsail, distress, trouble; afflict, torment, torture; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, get down, unnerve; agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, disturb, exercise, freak (out), perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry
Near Antonymsanimate, enliven, invigorate; assure, comfort, console, reassure, solace, soothe; excite, inspire, stimulate; elate, exhilarate; encourage, hearten; delight, gratify, please; boost, elevate, lift, uplift
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