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 ?
Looking gently at him again, she was surprised and saddened to see that there were tears in his eyes.
Those attractions in it, I had seen before; what I had never seen before, was the saddened softened light of the once proud eyes; what I had never felt before, was the friendly touch of the once insensible hand.
And the royal master of high latitudes sighs mightily, with the sinking sun upon his breast and the double-edged sword upon his knees, as if wearied by the innumerable centuries of a strenuous rule and saddened by the unchangeable aspect of the ocean under his feet - by the endless vista of future ages where the work of sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind shall go on and on till his realm of living waters becomes a frozen and motionless ocean.
Fanny's heart was not absolutely the only saddened one amongst them, as she soon began to acknowledge to herself.
This amazing news had saddened every heart and all were now anxious to return to the Emerald City and share Ozma's fate.
With self-shudderings and outward terrors, he walked continually in its shadow, groping darkly within his own soul, or gazing through a medium that saddened the whole world.
Athos allowed himself to be led along, quite saddened by D'Artagnan's forced attempts at gayety.
I was glad of it: I never liked long walks, especially on chilly afternoons: dreadful to me was the coming home in the raw twilight, with nipped fingers and toes, and a heart saddened by the chidings of Bessie, the nurse, and humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John, and Georgiana Reed.
I always felt saddened by the sight of that poor girl's absolute quiescence on all occasions, and it was my custom to look at her, to address her, as seldom as possible; her extreme docility, her assiduous perseverance, would have recommended her warmly to my good opinion; her modesty, her intelligence, would have induced me to feel most kindly--most affectionately towards her, notwithstanding the almost ghastly plainness of her features, the disproportion of her form, the corpse-like lack of animation in her countenance, had I not been aware that every friendly word, every kindly action, would be reported by her to her confessor, and by him misinterpreted and poisoned.
An hour's complete leisure for such reflections as these, on a dark November day, a small thick rain almost blotting out the very few objects ever to be discerned from the windows, was enough to make the sound of Lady Russell's carriage exceedingly welcome; and yet, though desirous to be gone, she could not quit the Mansion House, or look an adieu to the Cottage, with its black, dripping and comfortless veranda, or even notice through the misty glasses the last humble tenements of the village, without a saddened heart.
Claude, saddened and discouraged in his human affections, by all this, had flung himself eagerly into the arms of learning, that sister which, at least does not laugh in your face, and which always pays you, though in money that is sometimes a little hollow, for the attention which you have paid to her.
I was deeply saddened by the news of death of 25 Azerbaijani citizens and many injured in a fire in a treatment center in Baku," the message reads.