Definitions for sadness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sadness
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
All pleasures contain an element of sadness.
In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
And we stand in mourning and sadness for what happened.
Sadness is pervasive, so focus on joy, focus on happiness.
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