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.
"The recent events are quite saddening. I am going through a rough phase," he said, adding that he would've returned to Pakistan if his wife was suffering from a minor illness.