feel sad

feel sad
be depressed, feel unhappy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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´ness — sad «sad», adjective, sad|der, sad|dest. 1. not happy: a) full of sorrow; grieving: »You feel sad if your best friend goes away. I was very sad, I think sadder than at any one time in my life (John Bunyan) …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel — [fēl] vt. felt, feeling [ME felen < OE felan, akin to Ger fühlen & L palpare, to stroke < ? IE base * pel , to fly, flutter, cause to tremble > OE fīfealde, Ger falter, butterfly] 1. to touch or handle in order to become aware of;… …   English World dictionary

  • feel blue — feel sad, down, low    When Mara goes away, Don feels blue. He s lonely and sad …   English idioms

  • sad*/*/ — [sæd] adj 1) feeling unhappy, making you feel unhappy, or showing that you feel unhappy It was a sad day when we sold our home.[/ex] sad eyes[/ex] Reading her letter made us all feel a little sad.[/ex] I felt sad about leaving him, but I had no… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking 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 — [OE] Originally, to feel sad was to feel that one had had ‘enough’. For the word comes ultimately from the same Indo European base that produced English satisfy and saturate. By the time it reached English (via a prehistoric Germanic *sathaz)… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • sad — [OE] Originally, to feel sad was to feel that one had had ‘enough’. For the word comes ultimately from the same Indo European base that produced English satisfy and saturate. By the time it reached English (via a prehistoric Germanic *sathaz)… …   Word origins

  • 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

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