Definition of sadden
saddeningplay \ˈsad-niŋ, ˈsa-dən-iŋ\
: to make sad
: to become sad
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
Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones said in a statement the campus community is saddened by the news Zhang is believed dead.
Strop saddened: Reliever Pedro Strop was upset to hear his errant pitch Thursday fractured the wrist of Nationals speedster Trea Turner.
We are saddened by the passing of former #Mets pitcher Anthony Young.
President Rodrigo Duterte, reappearing in public after a week-long absence, said he was deeply saddened by the crisis and promised Marawi would be rebuilt.
We are all saddened by the passing of BIOE Alum, Seth Thomas.
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Casey Saunders.
We are saddened to see how women are rooting for other women to continue the suffering.
Saddened by the loss, Pato and Brian started exploring surrogacy.
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First Known Use of sadden
SADDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sadden for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to be sad
: to become sad : to show sadness
SADDEN Defined for Kids
Definition of sadden for Students
: to make or become sad
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