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.
In short, the Fontanka is a saddening spot for a walk, for there is wet granite under one's feet, and tall, dingy buildings on either side of one, and wet mist below and wet mist above.
The bearers went heavily forth, and the mourners followed, saddening all the street, with the dead before them, and Mr.