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
Orten, a 30-year military retiree, was saddened to see people who gave so much for our country living in a homeless situation.
The world was left saddened once more as a van was driven into pedestrians in Catalonia and 13 people were killed.
This was a very tough decision to make and I am deeply saddened by this.
The happy, fun-loving woman, saddened by the slanders withdrew from the unfriendly eyes of her persecutors.
He has been saddened to see the events of the past few weeks and the divisions that have arisen between friends and families.
Most of us were saddened and disgusted by the graphic photo of the little boy from Claremont, N.H., who was nearly hung from a tree.
The entire Devil Brigade is deeply saddened by the loss of two beloved team members.
Like all Southerners, we were saddened to learn how devastated Hurricane Irma left the Florida Keys.
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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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