sadden

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Related to saddens: depressingly

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 ?
The beautiful, kind eyes are larger, and in them lies an expression that saddens one, although it is not sad itself.
But there is a fatality, a feeling so irresistible and inevitable that it has the force of doom, which almost invariably compels human beings to linger around and haunt, ghost-like, the spot where some great and marked event has given the colour to their lifetime; and, still the more irresistibly, the darker the tinge that saddens it.
The brightness of the foreign moon Saddens his lonely heart; And a sound of a bell in the evening rain Doth rend his soul apart.
I fear we may not see you here again, And that fear saddens my too simple heart.
One would say that this happy return of the king to London saddens you, my friend; you who have done at least as much for his majesty as I have.
The covetousness or the malignity which saddens me when I ascribe it to society, is my own.
Suppose that the remainder of life is to be one constant struggle with the gout which racks our bones, or with a gnawing and disfiguring cancer, the wise man dismisses quacks, and at the proper moment bids a last farewell to the friends whom he only saddens by his presence.
I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail.
It saddens me and gladdens me, the gait with which we are leaving San Francisco behind and with which we are foaming down upon the tropics.