What does sad mean?

Definitions for sadsæd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sad.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sad(adj)

    experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness

    "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti

  2. sad(adj)

    of things that make you feel sad

    "sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti

  3. deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry(adj)

    bad; unfortunate

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"

Wiktionary

  1. sad(Adjective)

    Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.

  2. sad(Adjective)

    Steadfast, valiant.

  3. sad(Adjective)

    Dignified, serious, grave.

  4. sad(Adjective)

    Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.

  5. sad(Adjective)

    Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

    She gets sad when he's away.

  6. sad(Adjective)

    Appearing sorrowful.

    The puppy had a sad little face.

  7. sad(Adjective)

    Causing sorrow; lamentable.

    It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported.

  8. sad(Adjective)

    Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.

  9. sad(Adjective)

    Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

    I can't believe you use drugs; you're so sad!

  10. sad(Adjective)

    soggy (to refer to pastries).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sad

    sated; satisfied; weary; tired

  2. Sad

    heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard

  3. Sad

    dull; grave; dark; somber; -- said of colors

  4. Sad

    serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous

  5. Sad

    affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful

  6. Sad

    afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad accident; a sad misfortune

  7. Sad

    hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked

  8. Sad(verb)

    to make sorrowful; to sadden

Freebase

  1. Sad

    Surat Sad is the 38th sura of the Qur'an with 88 ayat and 1 sajdah. ص~ وَالْقُرْآنِ ذِي الذِّكْرِ 38:01 Sād [Fifteenth-centre/middle letter of the 29 letters of Arabic Alphabet, with ancillary glyph/prolongation sign/mark which extends/stretches the sound value of the letter to which it is added. Prolongation sign/mark is found whenever the following word begins with still letter and here Sād ending with sound of still "Daal" in pronunciation. As a numeral, it denotes 90-reflecting the entire range from 0 to 9. Its head part is used in Grand Qur'aan as a sign to suggest linkage in recitation]; and swearing is by the Qur'aan, its peculiarity is that it is the holder/container of the Admonishment/Reminder/Reiteration [of all that was sent earlier-a linkage]. [38:01] بَلِ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا فِي عِزَّةٍ وَشِقَاقٍ 38:02 Nay, their utterances are false, the fact of the matter is that those who have deliberately refused to accept [Grand Qur'aan] they are in the perception of holding power/control/status quo and in retaining/maintaining a separate identity/entity [as against the Qur'aan that intends to link the humanity as a homogenous unit]. [38:02] [Read in conjunction 2:137,176;22:53;41:52]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sad

    sad (comp. Sad′der, superl. Sad′dest), adj. sorrowful: serious: cast down: calamitous: weary: sombre: stiff: doughy: dejected: troublesome: sober, dark-coloured: (obs.) ponderous, heavy.—v.t. to grieve.—v.t. Sad′den, to make sad: to render heavy: to grow hard.—v.i. to grow sad.—adjs. Sad′-eyed (Shak.), having an expression of sadness in the eyes; Sad′-faced (Shak.), having an expression of sadness in the face; Sad′-heart′ed (Shak.), having the heart full of sadness.—adv. Sad′ly.—n. Sad′ness. [A.S. sæd, sated, weary; cf. Dut. zat, Ger. satt; L. sat, satis.]

Suggested Resources

  1. SAD

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sad' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3120

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sad' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1841

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sad' in Adjectives Frequency: #378

Anagrams for sad »

  1. ASD

  2. SDA

  3. ads

  4. ads, ASD, SDA

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sad in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal:

    Anything involving a school bus causes great concern — sad, sad.

  2. Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown:

    I think it’s sad for the city, i think it’s sad for the county and the residents, and I think it’s sad for society as a whole.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

  4. Mark Twain:

    When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.

  5. Christopher Walken:

    I like him. He's very sad about his hand. There is a crocodile chasing him and he is lonely, I think, he wants vengeance and he also wants a mother. He is very upset Peter Pan has found a mother and he wants to take her away and be his mother. So, he's a little sad.

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