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  1. saddeningadjective

    Causing sadness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saddening

    of Sadden

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saddening

    sad′n-ing, n. a method of applying mordants in dyeing and printing cloths, so as to give duller shades to the colours employed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddening in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of saddening in a Sentence

  1. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    We wouldn't have wished this to happen. But, unfortunately, it did, we hope that the tensions with Russia will not grow and result in more saddening incidents.

  2. Dave Koontz:

    It's always very saddening to our rescue team when an animal doesn't make it and often the situation is that the animal is past the point of being able to recover.

  3. La Vergne:

    It's very saddening and heartbreaking ... that an adult would put other people's children or children in harm's way like that.

  4. Angus Hohenboken from aid group:

    There's a landscape of skeleton trees and patchworks of square outlines where houses used to be, it's really quite a saddening sight.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    The charges in the indictment against Congressman Chaka Fattah are deeply saddening, congressman Fattah has been a tireless and effective advocate for America's hard-working families across more than 20 years of distinguished service in the House.

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