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sad

 (săd)
adj. sad·der, sad·dest
1. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness: a sad face.
2. Causing sorrow or gloom; depressing: a sad movie; sad news.
3. Deplorable or inadequate; sorry: a sad state of affairs; a sad excuse.
4. Dark-hued; somber.

[Middle English, weary, sorrowful, from Old English sæd, sated, weary; see sā- in Indo-European roots.]

sad′ly adv.
sad′ness n.
Synonyms: sad, melancholy, sorrowful, doleful, woebegone, desolate
These adjectives mean affected with or marked by unhappiness, as that caused by affliction. Sad is the most general: "Better by far you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad" (Christina Rossetti).
Melancholy can refer to lingering or habitual somberness or sadness: a melancholy poet's gloomy introspection. Sorrowful applies to emotional pain as that resulting from loss: sorrowful mourners at the funeral. Doleful describes what is mournful or morose: the doleful expression of a reprimanded child. Woebegone suggests grief or wretchedness, especially as reflected in a person's appearance: "His sorrow ... made him look ... haggard and ... woebegone" (George du Maurier).
Desolate applies to one that is beyond consolation: "Now she was desolate, a widow in a foreign country" (Nigel Hamilton).

SAD

abbr.
seasonal affective disorder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sadly - in an unfortunate way; "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"
happily - in an unexpectedly lucky way; "happily he was not injured"
2.sadly - with sadness; in a sad manner; "`She died last night,' he said sadly"
3.sadly - in an unfortunate or deplorable manner; "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"
Translations
بِحُزْنبِحُزْنٍ، بِصورةٍ حَزينَه
smutně
bedrøvetsørgeligt
valitettavasti
žalosno
dapurlega
悲しんで
슬프게
žalostno
tyvärr
อย่างเศร้าใจ
acıklı bir şekildeüzgün bir şekilde
buồn rầu

sadly

[ˈsædlɪ] ADV
1. (= sorrowfully) [say, smile] → con tristeza, tristemente
2. (= regrettably) → desgraciadamente, lamentablemente
sadly, we don't have much chance of winningdesgraciadamente or lamentablemente, no tenemos muchas posibilidades de ganar
his uncle, who sadly diedsu tío, que tristemente or desgraciadamente falleció
it is a sadly familiar patternes un hecho por desgracia familiar
sadly for himlamentablemente or desgraciadamente para él
3. (= severely) their education has been sadly neglectedhan descuidado su educación de forma lamentable
to be sadly lacking in sthser muy deficiente en algo
he will be sadly missedse le echará mucho de menos
you are sadly mistakenestás muy equivocado
to be sadly in need of sthnecesitar imperiosamente algo

sadly

[ˈsædli] adv
(= in a sad way) → tristement
"She's gone," he said sadly → "Elle est partie," a-t-il dit tristement.
(= regrettably) → malheureusement
Sadly, it was too late → Malheureusement, il était trop tard.
to be sadly lacking in sth → manquer cruellement de qch

sadly

adv
(= sorrowfully)traurig; she will be sadly missedsie wird (uns/ihnen) allen sehr fehlen
(= unfortunately)bedauerlicherweise, leider; sadly (enough) he has …bedauerlicherweise hat er …; sadly for the dolphins, there are no regulations to protect themleider gibt es keine Bestimmungen zum Schutz der Delfine or Delphine
(= regrettably, woefully)bedauerlicherweise; he is sadly lacking in any sensitivityihm fehlt absolut jegliches Feingefühl; the house had been sadly neglectedes war traurig, wie vernachlässigt das Haus war; to be sadly in need of somethingetw dringend benötigen or brauchen; to be sadly mistakensich sehr or arg täuschen; if you think you can hide the truth from us, you are sadly mistakenwenn du glaubst, dass du uns die Wahrheit verheimlichen kannst, hast du dich sehr getäuscht

sadly

[ˈsædlɪ] adv (unhappily) → tristemente; (regrettably) → sfortunatamente
sadly lacking in ... → completamente privo/a di...

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.

sadly

بِحُزْن smutně sørgeligt traurigerweise δυστυχώς tristemente valitettavasti tristement žalosno tristemente 悲しんで 슬프게 jammerlijk dessverre niestety tristemente печально tyvärr อย่างเศร้าใจ acıklı bir şekilde buồn rầu 悲伤地
References in classic literature ?
The four young faces on which the firelight shone brightened at the cheerful words, but darkened again as Jo said sadly, "We haven't got Father, and shall not have him for a long time.
More than him has done that,' said Antonia sadly, and the girls murmured assent.
Desiree's eyes had been fixed absently and sadly upon the baby, while she was striving to penetrate the threatening mist that she felt closing about her.
Men who have journeyed since the rising sun, in the shades of this forest, without nourishment, and are sadly tired of their wayfaring.
But, even now, she was supposed to haunt the House of the Seven Gables, and, a great many times, --especially when one of the Pyncheons was to die,--she had been heard playing sadly and beautifully on the harpsichord.
It is sadly curious to observe how slight a taste of office suffices to infect a poor fellow with this singular disease.
Why did the poor poet of Tennessee, upon suddenly receiving two handfuls of silver, deliberate whether to buy him a coat, which he sadly needed, or invest his money in a pedestrian trip to Rockaway Beach?
Both are massive enough in all conscience; but there is a certain mathematical symmetry in the Sperm Whale's which the Right Whale's sadly lacks.
It is all true," said Merrylegs sadly, "and I've seen that about the dogs over and over again where I lived first; but we won't talk about it here.
She had vague longings to do something for them,--to bless and save not only them, but all in their condition,--longings that contrasted sadly with the feebleness of her little frame.
It warn't no fault o' yo'n dat dat ain't gray," she said sadly, noticing the hair.
And at last Joe, representing a whole tribe of weeping outlaws, dragged him sadly forth, gave his bow into his feeble hands, and Tom said, "Where this arrow falls, there bury poor Robin Hood under the green- wood tree.