sad news


sad news
unhappy message, sorrowful knowledge

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • sad — W3S2 [sæd] adj comparative sadder superlative saddest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(feeling unhappy)¦ 2¦(making you unhappy)¦ 3¦(not satisfactory)¦ 4¦(lonely)¦ 5¦(boring)¦ 6 sadder and/but wiser ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sad — [ sæd ] adjective *** 1. ) feeling unhappy, especially because something bad has happened: Reading her letter made us all feel a little sad. sad about: I felt sad about leaving him, but I had no choice. feel/be sad for someone: I feel sad for all …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sad — [[t]sæ̱d[/t]] ♦♦ sadder, saddest 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ that/to inf, ADJ about n If you are sad, you feel unhappy, usually because something has happened that you do not like. The relationship had been important to me and its loss left me feeling …   English dictionary

  • sad — adjective 1 UNHAPPY unhappy, but especially because something unpleasant has happened to you or someone else: What s the matter with him? He looks so sad. | be sad to do sth: I was sad to see them go in the end. (+ about): I was glad to be going… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sad */*/*/ — UK [sæd] / US adjective Word forms sad : adjective sad comparative sadder superlative saddest 1) feeling unhappy, especially because something bad has happened Reading her letter made us all feel a little sad. sad about: I felt sad about leaving… …   English dictionary

  • sad — [[t]sæd[/t]] adj. sad•der, sad•dest 1) affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrowful or mournful: to feel sad[/ex] 2) expressive of or characterized by sorrow: a sad song[/ex] 3) causing sorrow: sad news[/ex] 4) (of color) somber or dull; drab 5)… …   From formal English to slang

  • sad — sadly, adv. sadness, n. /sad/, adj., sadder, saddest. 1. affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrowful or mournful: to feel sad because a close friend has moved away. 2. expressive of or characterized by sorrow: sad looks; a sad song. 3. causing… …   Universalium

  • sad tidings — unhappy news, sad news …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sad — adjective (sadder; saddest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sæd sated; akin to Old High German sat sated, Latin satis enough Date: 13th century 1. a. affected with or expressive of grief or unhappiness ; downcast b. (1) causing or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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