emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness(noun)
the state of being sad
"she tired of his perpetual sadness"
gloominess, lugubriousness, sadness(noun)
the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
The state or emotion of being sad.
An event in one's life that causes sadness.
She has experienced many sadnesses in her forty years.
seriousness; gravity; discretion
quality of being sad, or unhappy; gloominess; sorrowfulness; dejection
Sadness is emotional pain associated with, or characterized by feelings of disadvantage, loss, despair, helplessness and sorrow. An individual experiencing sadness may become quiet or lethargic, and withdraw themselves from others. Crying is often an indication of sadness. Sadness is one of the "six basic emotions" described by Paul Ekman, along with happiness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust. Sadness can be viewed as a temporary lowering of mood, whereas depression is more chronic.
The numerical value of sadness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sadness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
The news out of Cairns is heartbreaking, all parents would feel a gut-wrenching sadness at what has happened. This is an unspeakable crime.
These events bring a sadness like no other, we grieve together for our lost ones, and we pray together for those touched by these horrific tragedies.
All parents would feel a gut-wrenching sadness at what has happened. This is an unspeakable crime. Tonight, there will be tears and prayers across our country for these children.
It is difficult to express our profound sadness at losing P. D. James, one of the world's great writers and a Faber author since her first publication in 1962, she was so very remarkable in every aspect of her life, an inspiration and great friend to us all. We will miss her hugely.
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