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.
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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