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Definition of sad:

  1. Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful.
  2. Afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad accident; a sad misfortune.
  3. Dull; grave; dark; somber; - said of colors.
  4. Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.
  5. Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked.
  6. Sated; satisfied; weary; tired.
  7. Serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous.
  8. To make sorrowful; to sadden.


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