sadden

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verb sad·den \ˈsa-dən\

Definition of sadden

saddened

saddening

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


SADDEN Defined for English Language Learners

sadden

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verb sad·den \ˈsa-dən\

Definition of sadden for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (someone) to be sad

  • : to become sad : to show sadness


SADDEN Defined for Kids

sadden

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verb sad·den \ˈsa-dən\

Definition of sadden for Students

saddened

saddening

  1. :  to make or become sad



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