What does sadden mean?

Definitions for sadden
ˈsæd nsad·den

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saddenverb

    make unhappy

    "The news of her death saddened me"

  2. saddenverb

    come to feel sad


  1. saddenverb

    To make sad or unhappy.

    It saddens me to think that I might have hurt someone.

  2. saddenverb

    To become sad or unhappy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Saddenverb

    Etymology: from sad.

    Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene,
    Shades ev’ry flow’r, and darkens ev’ry green;
    Deepens the murmurs of the falling floods,
    And breathes a browner horror on the woods. Alexander Pope.

    Marl is binding, and saddening of land is the great prejudice it doth to clay lands. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saddenverb

    to make sad

  2. Saddenverb

    to render heavy or cohesive

  3. Saddenverb

    to make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth

  4. Saddenverb

    to make grave or serious; to make melancholy or sorrowful

  5. Saddenverb

    to become, or be made, sad

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Anagrams for sadden »

  1. desand

  2. sanded

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadden in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sadden in a Sentence

  1. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    The tensions in the region sadden us. It is causing harm to both sides, our concern is to not come out badly from this, but on the contrary to turn this into peace and contribute to the peace in the region.

  2. Sean Solomon:

    The MESSENGER spacecraft has survived the severe thermal and radiation hazards of the inner solar system, including strong heating by Mercury's dayside surface and direct impact by coronal mass ejections and other energetic solar events, even though we know that the probe's days are numbered, MESSENGER has been a reliable source of exciting new information, and its loss will sadden all of us who have followed its successes.

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