sad-faced


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sad-faced

adj
having a (habitually) sad expression
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Adj.1.sad-faced - having a face with a sad expression; "the sad-faced clown"
faced - having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"
References in classic literature ?
Pendleton," breathed Pollyanna, her eyes luminous with sympathy for the sad-faced man lying back on the pillow before her.
The pathos and tragedy of their experiences--aged and honest toilers subjected to pitiless task-masters or to the yoke of social injustice; lonely women uncomplainingly sacrificing their lives for unworthy men; sad-faced children, the victims of circumstances, of cold-blooded parents, or of the worst criminals--these things play a large part in almost all of Dickens' books.
It was a sad-faced, miserable little man who emerged from the narrow passage into the bustle of the broad thoroughfare.
Emmet's clown character, Weary Willie, was a sad-faced clown, and his tragic-comedy performances inspired people to buckle down and persevere during the worst of terrible times.
Everybody I have talked to is very sad-faced and they just can't believe he was taken away that quick.
The soppy looking fawn dog is by Sylvac and is generally known as the sad-faced dog.
The video features Paolo and the sad-faced bunny on a night out.
Jennifer Aniston does what she does best as the sad-faced, supportive wife.
Beneath a picture of a sad-faced turkey the caption reads "We made sure everyone enjoyed thanksgiving this year.