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See also SAD, säd, sąd, and sáð

English

Etymology

Old English sæd, from Germanic *sadhaz, from Indo-European. Cognate with Dutch zat ‘drunk’, German satt ‘well-fed, full’.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sad (comparative sadd, superlative er)

Positive
sad

Comparative
sadd

Superlative
er

  1. (obsolete) Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.
  2. (obsolete) Trustworthy, serious, grave.
  3. Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.
    She gets sad when he's away.
  4. Appearing sorrowful.
    The puppy had a sad little face.
  5. Causing sorrow; lamentable.
    It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported.
    • The Great Gaels of Ireland God truly made mad.
    • For, all their wars are merry and all their songs are sad. ―G.K. Chesterton
  6. Poor in quality, bad.
    That's the saddest-looking pickup truck I've ever seen.
  7. (slang) Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.
    I can't believe you use drugs, you're so sad!

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Bosnian

Pronunciation

Adverb

sad

  1. now
  2. currently
  3. presently

Croatian

Pronunciation

Adverb

sad

  1. now
  2. currently
  3. presently

Czech

Noun

sad m.

  1. orchard

Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

sad m. (plural sady, locative singular sadzie)

  1. orchard

Scots

Etymology

Old English sæd.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sad (comparative sadder, superlative saddest)

Positive
sad

Comparative
sadder

Superlative
saddest

  1. grave, serious
  2. strange, remarkable
  3. sad

Serbian

Pronunciation

Adverb

sad

  1. now
  2. currently
  3. presently

Cyrillic spelling


Slovene

Noun

sad m.

  1. fruit

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