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sadden Syllabification: sad·den

Definition of sadden in English:


[with object]
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
More example sentences
  • 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 sadden

Abaddon, gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden
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