There are 2 definitions of SAD in English:

SAD

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abbreviation

  • Seasonal affective disorder.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of SAD in English:

sad

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adjective (sadder, saddest)

  • 2 informal Pathetically inadequate or unfashionable: the show is tongue-in-cheek—anyone who takes it seriously is a bit sad
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    • I now feel sad and inadequate that I don't have enough bookmarks to make filing and indexing them an issue.
    • Food shopping as I've said before is one of the highlights of my pathetically sad week.
    • Human nature and its failings are given a crude inspection, at times becoming a sad, pathetic spectacle.
  • 3(Of dough) heavy through having failed to rise.

Phrases

sad to say

Unfortunately, regrettably: sad to say, science is no longer pure
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  • I'm sad to say that I regretted my decision to come the moment I stepped in.
  • I'm sad to say that my success as a basketball scientist was short-lived.
  • Yes, sad to say, but American hegemony puts more money in the hands of those who believe everything is fair in business and in war.

Origin

Old English sæd 'sated, weary', also 'weighty, dense', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zat and German satt, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin satis 'enough'. The original meaning was replaced in Middle English by the senses 'steadfast, firm' and 'serious, sober', and later 'sorrowful'.

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