What does sad mean?

Definitions for sad
sædsad

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadadjective

    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. sadadjective

    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, sorryadjective

    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. sadadjective

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

  2. sadadjective

    Steadfast, valiant.

  3. sadadjective

    Dignified, serious, grave.

  4. sadadjective

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

  5. sadadjective

    Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

    She gets sad when he's away.

  6. sadadjective

    Appearing sorrowful.

    The puppy had a sad little face.

  7. sadadjective

    Causing sorrow; lamentable.

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

  8. sadadjective

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

  9. sadadjective

    Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

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

  10. sadadjective

    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. Sadverb

    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

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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. Bella Thorne:

    I was just very sad. I remember I was laying in bed and the first thing I tweeted was — someone said this stupid f --- ing comment that said, ‘ Was it Disney or were Bella Thorne just molested ?'.

  2. Rita Katz:

    The sad reality is that ISIS is still very dangerous, it has the tools and foundations needed to build insurgencies across the world.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Don’t be sad about the goodbyes! Because in many farewells, better unions are hidden!

  4. Mallory Blount:

    Since getting help, Herschel has dedicated his life to helping others and has visited hundreds of military bases, hospitals, and non-profits sharing his own story with troops and other Americans, it is sad that many in politics and the media who praised Herschel for his transparency over a decade ago are now making false statements, stereotyping, attacking, and attempting to sensationalize his past just because he is a Republican Senate candidate.

  5. Brian Kennedy:

    This was a one-of-a-kind scientific device, it's sad to see it go, but it's not ours.

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    • A. pecuniary
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    • C. valetudinarian
    • D. splay

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