What does sadness mean?

Definitions for sadness
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadness, unhappiness(noun)

    emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

  2. sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness(noun)

    the state of being sad

    "she tired of his perpetual sadness"

  3. gloominess, lugubriousness, sadness(noun)

    the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness

Wiktionary

  1. sadness(Noun)

    The state or emotion of being sad.

  2. sadness(Noun)

    An event in one's life that causes sadness.

    She has experienced many sadnesses in her forty years.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sadness(noun)

    heaviness; firmness

  2. Sadness(noun)

    seriousness; gravity; discretion

  3. Sadness(noun)

    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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How to pronounce sadness?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say sadness in sign language?

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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. Robinson Passos:

    There's anger, sadness, everything.

  2. Marta Romero:

    I feel deceived, in a lot of pain, with a very deep sadness in my heart, because even though they had enough evidence to charge the officer, they did not make that decision, with the help of the lawyer we are going to move forward. We are going to search for justice.

  3. Jeff Fleener:

    It was a lot of sadness, ... just because of how close everybody felt like they were to Jordan.

  4. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders:

    This is fantastic news for Sjaak and his family. I'm happy and relieved that this terrible period of uncertainty and sadness has been brought to an end.

  5. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.

Images & Illustrations of sadness

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