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 ?
No pins were ever stuck into their cotton vitals, no harsh words or blows were ever given them, no neglect ever saddened the heart or the most repulsive, but all were fed and clothed, nursed and caressed with an affection which never failed.
As regards its interior life, a large, dim looking-glass used to hang in one of the rooms, and was fabled to contain within its depths all the shapes that had ever been reflected there,--the old Colonel himself, and his many descendants, some in the garb of antique babyhood, and others in the bloom of feminine beauty or manly prime, or saddened with the wrinkles of frosty age.
Poking and burrowing into the heaped-up rubbish in the corner, unfolding one and another document, and reading the names of vessels that had long ago foundered at sea or rotted at the wharves, and those of merchants never heard of now on 'Change, nor very readily decipherable on their mossy tombstones; glancing at such matters with the saddened, weary, half-reluctant interest which we bestow on the corpse of dead activity -- and exerting my fancy, sluggish with little use, to raise up from these dry bones an image of the old towns brighter aspect, when India was a new region, and only Salem knew the way thither -- I chanced to lay my hand on a small package, carefully done up in a piece of ancient yellow parchment.
She loved her mother because she was so loving a creature, and all the selfishness that she had seen in her only saddened and perplexed her; for she had a child's implicit trust that her mother could not do wrong.
I have of- ten, in the deep stillness of a summer's Sabbath, stood all alone upon the lofty banks of that noble bay, and traced, with saddened heart and tearful eye, the countless number of sails moving off to the mighty ocean.
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.
His face changed color the instant he read the first lines; his cheeks fading to a dull, yellow-brown hue, which would have been ashy paleness in a less florid man; and his expression becoming saddened and overclouded in a moment.
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.
If sorrow was thirsty, there was drink if hungry, there was food if it sunk down upon and saddened the heart, here were the means supplied of mirth, or at least of amusement.
As he investigated the subject-- and he always had an extraordinary faculty of becoming absolutely absorbed for the moment in whatever he took up--he was almost saddened by the reflection of the ruin that time brought on beautiful and wonderful things.
Though the landscape is flat, it is not without those modest graces which distinguish France, where the eye is never wearied by the brilliancy of Oriental skies, nor saddened by constant fog.