There are 2 main translations of sad in Spanish:

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sad

American English: /sæd/
British English: /sad/

adjective -dd-

  • 1.1 (unhappy)
    (person/face)
    (expression)
    de tristeza
    to feel sad
    estar or sentirse triste
    I was very sad at the news of his death
    la noticia de su muerte me entristeció or me apenó mucho
    he came away a sadder but wiser person
    la triste experiencia le sirvió de lección
    Example sentences
    • Every time I felt unhappy and sad I just ate what I wanted and made myself sick.
    • The last twenty years of Plumb's life were increasingly sad, lonely and unhappy.
    • As I saw him off at the airport, I was at once proud of him, sad and anxious - he was my little brother.
    1.2 (causing grief)
    (news/loss)
    how sad!
    ¡qué pena!
    1.3 (regrettable, deplorable) (before noun) he made a sad mistake when he married her
    cometió un error lamentable al casarse con ella
    the sad fact is that …
    la triste realidad es que …
    this has been a sad day for sportsmanship
    ha sido un día triste or aciago para el deporte
    it's a very sad state of affairs
    es una situación lamentable
    sad to say
    Example sentences
    • I think it is a sad reflection on society that teenage girls can get pregnant.
    • It is a sad reflection on our societies that we have to escape from reality in these ways.
    • The woman who helped my mother was in a very sad situation, unfortunately not uncommon at the time.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.4 (poor, feeble)
    (showing/effort/performance)
    que deja mucho que desear
    bastante malo
    he made a rather sad attempt at a joke
    quiso hacer un chiste y le salió mal
    1.5 (drab)

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SAD

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