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Meaning of SAD

Pronunciation:  sad

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
  2. [adj]  experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
  3. [adj]  of things that make you feel sad; "sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti

SAD is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: bad, bittersweet, deplorable, depressing, depressive, distressing, doleful, gloomy, heavyhearted, lamentable, melancholic, melancholy, mournful, pensive, pitiful, saddening, sorrowful, sorry, tragic, tragical, tragicomic, tragicomical, wistful, yearning
 Antonyms: glad



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sad\ (s[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Sadder}; supperl. {Saddest}.]
    [OE. sad sated, tired, satisfied, firm, steadfast, AS. s[ae]d
    satisfied, sated; akin to D. zat, OS. sad, G. satt, OHG. sat,
    Icel. sa[eth]r, saddr, Goth. sa[thorn]s, Lith. sotus, L. sat,
    satis, enough, satur sated, Gr. 'a`menai to satiate, 'a`dnh
    enough. Cf. {Assets}, {Sate}, {Satiate}, {Satisfy},
    1. Sated; satisfied; weary; tired. [Obs.]
             Yet of that art they can not waxen sad, For unto
             them it is a bitter sweet.            --Chaucer.
    2. Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard. [Obs., except in a
       few phrases; as, sad bread.]
             His hand, more sad than lump of lead. --Spenser.
             Chalky lands are naturally cold and sad. --Mortimer.
    3. Dull; grave; dark; somber; -- said of colors.
       ``Sad-colored clothes.'' --Walton.
             Woad, or wade, is used by the dyers to lay the
             foundation of all sad colors.         --Mortimer.
    4. Serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous.
       [Obs.] ``Ripe and sad courage.'' --Chaucer.
             Lady Catharine, a sad and religious woman. --Bacon.
             Which treaty was wisely handled by sad and discrete
             counsel of both parties.              --Ld. Berners.
    5. Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with
       affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful.
             First were we sad, fearing you would not come; Now
             sadder, that you come so unprovided.  --Shak.
             The angelic guards ascended, mute and sad. --Milton.
    6. Afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad
       accident; a sad misfortune.
    7. Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked. [Colloq.] ``Sad
       tipsy fellows, both of them.'' --I. Taylor.
    Note: Sad is sometimes used in the formation of
          self-explaining compounds; as, sad-colored, sad-eyed,
          sad-hearted, sad-looking, and the like.
    {Sad bread}, heavy bread. [Scot. & Local, U.S.] --Bartlett.
    Syn: Sorrowful; mournful; gloomy; dejected; depressed;
         cheerless; downcast; sedate; serious; grave; grievous;
         afflictive; calamitous.
  2. \Sad\, v. t.
    To make sorrowful; to sadden. [Obs.]
          How it sadded the minister's spirits!    --H. Peters.
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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are sad, suggests that you need to learn from your disappointments and make yourself happy. Try not to dwell on the negative.