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Meaning of SADDEN

Pronunciation:  'sadn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make unhappy; 'The news of her death saddened me'
  2. [v]  come to feel sad
 

SADDEN is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Antonyms: gladden, joy
 
 See Also: affect, experience, feel, impress, move, sadden, strike, weigh down, weigh on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sad"den\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saddened}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Saddening}.]
    To make sad. Specifically:
    (a) To render heavy or cohesive. [Obs.]
    
              Marl is binding, and saddening of land is the great
              prejudice it doth to clay lands.     --Mortimer.
    (b) To make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth.
    (c) To make grave or serious; to make melancholy or
        sorrowful.
    
              Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene. --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Sad"den\, v. i.
    To become, or be made, sad. --Tennyson.
    
    
 

 

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