Share this entry

sad

Synonyms of sad in English:

adjective

  • 2 people who knew her sad story have helped her
    tragic, unhappy, unfortunate, awful, sorrowful, miserable, cheerless, wretched, sorry, pitiful, pitiable, grievous, traumatic, upsetting, depressing, distressing, dispiriting, heartbreaking, heart-rending, agonizing, harrowing
    [Antonyms] cheerful, amusing, comic
  • 3 this is a sad state of affairs
    unfortunate, regrettable, sorry, wretched, deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, pitiable, pathetic, shameful, disgraceful
    [Antonyms] fortunate
  • Definition of sad in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
    noun
    a stupid person