What does Sadness mean?

Definitions for Sadness
Sad·ness

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadness, unhappinessnoun

    emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

  2. sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulnessnoun

    the state of being sad

    "she tired of his perpetual sadness"

  3. gloominess, lugubriousness, sadnessnoun

    the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness

Wiktionary

  1. sadnessnoun

    The state or emotion of being sad.

  2. sadnessnoun

    An event in one's life that causes sadness.

    She has experienced many sadnesses in her forty years.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sadnessnoun

    heaviness; firmness

  2. Sadnessnoun

    seriousness; gravity; discretion

  3. Sadnessnoun

    quality of being sad, or unhappy; gloominess; sorrowfulness; dejection

Freebase

  1. Sadness

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sadness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sadness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Sadness in a Sentence

  1. Bidwell Smith:

    There was a lot of sadness, but they know we don’t live forever. Angela Pelosi-Harrison was a Christian and so Angela Pelosi-Harrison told all the kids Angela Pelosi-Harrison was headed for heaven, it seemed to put all of them at ease to think that Angela Pelosi-Harrison would live on happily elsewhere. Tap into Outside Support Turning to family and friends is valuable for the grieving adult child, but Bidwell Smith also suggests seeing a therapist who specializes in grief or using support groups to help cope with the loss.She also recommends the book.

  2. Carl Gustav Jung:

    There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

  3. Jamie Matthews:

    True happiness is finding free wifi, and true sadness is finding that said wifi is slow.

  4. Arthur Fogel:

    With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2's longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight, our heartfelt sympathy is with his wonderful family.

  5. Callista Gingrich:

    President Trump takes this issue very seriously and has expressed President Trump sadness at the allegations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, the United States Embassy has engaged senior Vatican City officials on this matter and will continue to do so.

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