saddening


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sad·den

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

saddening

(ˈsædənɪŋ)
adj
causing someone to become sad
Translations

saddening

[ˈsædənɪŋ] adjtriste
References in classic literature ?
Yes, and it sets him to sighing and saddening around, and there's something the matter with him, he don't know what.
The bearers went heavily forth, and the mourners followed, saddening all the street, with the dead before them, and Mr.
Sergeant Archie McGuire, who is leading the inquiry into the smash on the Scottish isle, said: "For the spectators and participants of the annual Mull Rally, this has been a desperately saddening event.