Cause to feel sorrow; make unhappy: he was greatly saddened by the death of his only son [with object and infinitive]: I was saddened to see their lack of commitment
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- Unconnected in any way I was greatly saddened to learn of the death of George Harrison.
- I am greatly saddened by incidents which reflect poorly upon the young people of Wallington.
- That's why these events sadden me so greatly; not so much because they happened.
depress, dispirit, deject, dishearten, grieve, desolate, discourage, upset, get down, bring down, break someone's heart
Words that rhyme with saddenAbaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden
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