What does Sad mean?

Definitions for Sad
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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.]

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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

How to pronounce Sad?

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How to say Sad in sign language?

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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

Examples of Sad in a Sentence

  1. Vanessa Hudgens:

    I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer, thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers.

  2. Ramon Navarrete:

    It is a very sad task we join them in, it is fair to say that they do not have the support of the government.

  3. Visaysha Harris:

    The end of March, beginning of April, I stayed in my room, my body just wasn't processing my new normal. I was sad, I was depressed. I just felt so terrible about everything that was going on.

  4. Lorena Santos:

    It's a beautiful and sad story at the same time. I'm learning that I have a sister 30 years after the tragedy, now I have to learn about what happened to her during the last 30 years and she has to do the same.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    If most people around a person do not treat him bad to make him sad regularly, then he is most likely to be not a good guy truly.

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