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      adj   , sadder, saddest  
1    feeling sorrow; unhappy  
2    causing, suggestive, or expressive of such feelings  
a sad story     
3    unfortunate; unsatisfactory; shabby; deplorable  
her clothes were in a sad state     
4      (Brit)  
informal   ludicrously contemptible; pathetic  
he's a sad, boring little wimp     
5    (of pastry, cakes, etc.) not having risen fully; heavy  
6    (of a colour) lacking brightness; dull or dark  
7    Archaic   serious; grave  
     (Old English sæd weary; related to Old Norse sathr, Gothic saths, Latin satur, satis enough)  
  sadly      adv  
  sadness      n  


Novi Sad     (Serbo-Croat)  
      n   a port in NE Yugoslavia, in Serbia, on the River Danube: founded in 1690 as the seat of the Serbian patriarch; university (1960). Pop.: 179626 (1991),   (German name)    Neusatz  
SAD  
      abbrev. for   seasonal affective disorder  
sad sack  
      n     (U.S.)  
slang   an inept person who makes mistakes despite good intentions  
     (C20: from a cartoon character created by G. Baker, US cartoonist)  
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SAD  
      abbrev. for   seasonal affective disorder  


Novi Sad     (Serbo-Croat)  
      n   a port in NE Yugoslavia, in Serbia, on the River Danube: founded in 1690 as the seat of the Serbian patriarch; university (1960). Pop.: 179626 (1991),   (German name)    Neusatz  
sad  
      adj   , sadder, saddest  
1    feeling sorrow; unhappy  
2    causing, suggestive, or expressive of such feelings  
a sad story     
3    unfortunate; unsatisfactory; shabby; deplorable  
her clothes were in a sad state     
4      (Brit)  
informal   ludicrously contemptible; pathetic  
he's a sad, boring little wimp     
5    (of pastry, cakes, etc.) not having risen fully; heavy  
6    (of a colour) lacking brightness; dull or dark  
7    Archaic   serious; grave  
     (Old English sæd weary; related to Old Norse sathr, Gothic saths, Latin satur, satis enough)  
  sadly      adv  
  sadness      n  
sad sack  
      n     (U.S.)  
slang   an inept person who makes mistakes despite good intentions  
     (C20: from a cartoon character created by G. Baker, US cartoonist)  

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seasonal affective disorder  
      n   a state of depression sometimes experienced by people in winter, thought to be related to lack of sunlight,   (Abbrev.)    SAD         


Novi Sad     (Serbo-Croat)  
      n   a port in NE Yugoslavia, in Serbia, on the River Danube: founded in 1690 as the seat of the Serbian patriarch; university (1960). Pop.: 179626 (1991),   (German name)    Neusatz  
sad  
      adj   , sadder, saddest  
1    feeling sorrow; unhappy  
2    causing, suggestive, or expressive of such feelings  
a sad story     
3    unfortunate; unsatisfactory; shabby; deplorable  
her clothes were in a sad state     
4      (Brit)  
informal   ludicrously contemptible; pathetic  
he's a sad, boring little wimp     
5    (of pastry, cakes, etc.) not having risen fully; heavy  
6    (of a colour) lacking brightness; dull or dark  
7    Archaic   serious; grave  
     (Old English sæd weary; related to Old Norse sathr, Gothic saths, Latin satur, satis enough)  
  sadly      adv  
  sadness      n  
SAD         
      abbrev. for   seasonal affective disorder  
sad sack  
      n     (U.S.)  
slang   an inept person who makes mistakes despite good intentions  
     (C20: from a cartoon character created by G. Baker, US cartoonist)  

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sad

  
1    blue, cheerless, dejected, depressed, disconsolate, dismal, doleful, down, downcast, down in the dumps     (informal)   down in the mouth     (informal)   gloomy, glum, grief-stricken, grieved, heavy-hearted, low, low-spirited, lugubrious, melancholy, mournful, pensive, sick at heart, sombre, triste     (archaic)   unhappy, wistful, woebegone  
2    calamitous, dark, depressing, disastrous, dismal, grievous, harrowing, heart-rending, lachrymose, moving, pathetic, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, sorry, tearful, tragic, upsetting  
3    bad, deplorable, dismal, distressing, grave, lamentable, miserable, regrettable, serious, shabby, sorry, to be deplored, unfortunate, unhappy, unsatisfactory, wretched  
  
Antonyms     
   blithe, cheerful, cheery, chirpy     (informal)   fortunate, glad, good, happy, in good spirits, jolly, joyful, joyous, light-hearted, merry, pleased  

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See also:

sad sack, Novi Sad, Sadi, Sade

pack a sad exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood

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when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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