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sadness Line breaks: sad|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈsadnəs/

Definition of sadness in English:


[mass noun]
The condition or quality of being sad: a source of great sadness [count noun]: it is one of life’s sadnesses
More example sentences
  • I feel a sense of deep sadness, verging on depression, about the situation in Asia.
  • At a certain point in the series I faced a deep well of grief and sadness and was encouraged to dive right into it.
  • Yet you are never far from reminders of the sadness and regret that suffuses the mind of the composer.

Words that rhyme with sadness

badness, madness

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