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Sadness

Sadness

WordNet



noun


(1)   The quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
(2)   Emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
(3)   The state of being sad
"She tired of his perpetual sadness"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The state or emotion of being sad.
  2. An event in one's life that causes sadness.
    She has experienced many sadnesses in her forty years.

Synonyms

  • (state of being sad): forlornness, melancholy
  • (event causing sadness): misfortune, woe