sadden


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sad·den

 (săd′n)
tr. & intr.v. sad·dened, sad·den·ing, sad·dens
To make or become sad.

sadden

(ˈsædən)
vb
to make or become sad

sad•den

(ˈsæd n)

v.t., v.i.
to make or become sad.

sadden


Past participle: saddened
Gerund: saddening

Imperative
sadden
sadden
Present
I sadden
you sadden
he/she/it saddens
we sadden
you sadden
they sadden
Preterite
I saddened
you saddened
he/she/it saddened
we saddened
you saddened
they saddened
Present Continuous
I am saddening
you are saddening
he/she/it is saddening
we are saddening
you are saddening
they are saddening
Present Perfect
I have saddened
you have saddened
he/she/it has saddened
we have saddened
you have saddened
they have saddened
Past Continuous
I was saddening
you were saddening
he/she/it was saddening
we were saddening
you were saddening
they were saddening
Past Perfect
I had saddened
you had saddened
he/she/it had saddened
we had saddened
you had saddened
they had saddened
Future
I will sadden
you will sadden
he/she/it will sadden
we will sadden
you will sadden
they will sadden
Future Perfect
I will have saddened
you will have saddened
he/she/it will have saddened
we will have saddened
you will have saddened
they will have saddened
Future Continuous
I will be saddening
you will be saddening
he/she/it will be saddening
we will be saddening
you will be saddening
they will be saddening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been saddening
you have been saddening
he/she/it has been saddening
we have been saddening
you have been saddening
they have been saddening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been saddening
you will have been saddening
he/she/it will have been saddening
we will have been saddening
you will have been saddening
they will have been saddening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been saddening
you had been saddening
he/she/it had been saddening
we had been saddening
you had been saddening
they had been saddening
Conditional
I would sadden
you would sadden
he/she/it would sadden
we would sadden
you would sadden
they would sadden
Past Conditional
I would have saddened
you would have saddened
he/she/it would have saddened
we would have saddened
you would have saddened
they would have saddened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sadden - make unhappy; "The news of her death saddened me"
impress, strike, affect, move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
weigh down, weigh on - be oppressive or disheartening to
gladden, joy - make glad or happy
2.sadden - come to feel sad
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
gladden - become glad or happy

sadden

verb upset, depress, distress, grieve, desolate, cast down, bring tears to your eyes, make sad, dispirit, make your heart bleed, aggrieve, deject, cast a gloom upon The cruelty in the world saddens me incredibly.

sadden

verb
To make sad or gloomy:
Translations
يُحْزِن
zarmoutit
gøre bedrøvetgøre ked af det
hryggja, verîa hryggur
întrista
zarmútiť sa
üzmek

sadden

[ˈsædn] VTentristecer
it saddens meme entristece mucho, me da (mucha) pena

sadden

[ˈsædən] vtattrister, affliger

sadden

vtbetrüben

sadden

[ˈsædn] vtrattristare

sad

(sӕd) adjective
unhappy or causing unhappiness. She's sad because her son is ill; a sad face.
ˈsadness noun
ˈsadden verb
to make or become sad. She was saddened by her son's ingratitude.
ˈsadly adverb
He stared sadly at the ruins of his house.
References in classic literature ?
I hope you will be a great deal better, dear, but you must keep watch over your `bosom enemy', as father calls it, or it may sadden, if not spoil your life.
Or will she, likewise, fade, sicken, sadden, and grow into deformity, and be only another pallid phantom, to glide noiselessly up and down the stairs, and affright children as she pauses at the window?
Naturally," assented Trefusis; "for who would sadden himself by pushing his way through a crowd of such slaves, if he could help it?
I will not sadden you, my little hearers, with telling how Telephassa died and was buried, but will only say, that her dying smile grew brighter, instead of vanishing from her dead face; so that Cadmus left convinced that, at her very first step into the better world, she had caught Europa in her arms.
The painter--as Allston did--leaves half his conception on the canvas to sadden us with its imperfect beauty, and goes to picture forth the whole, if it be no irreverence to say so, in the hues of heaven.
He had been disintegrated into a number of varied fellow-creatures--beings of many minds, beings infinite in difference; some happy, many serene, a few depressed, one here and there bright even to genius, some stupid, others wanton, others austere; some mutely Miltonic, some potentially Cromwellian; into men who had private views of each other, as he had of his friends; who could applaud or condemn each other, amuse or sadden themselves by the contemplation of each other's foibles or vices; men every one of whom walked in his own individual way the road to dusty death.