[ adjective ] experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
"feeling sad because his dog had died" "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
Used in print(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
He knew the faces of all , hairy or shaven , old or young , fat or thin , suffering or hardened , sad or gay , good or bad .(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)
She made him sad some days , and he was never sure why ; it was something to do with her back , the thinness of_it , and the quick , jerky way she bent .
For_the_first_time , he let himself be sad about the move .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
`` Of the humans we left at the equator , one has discorporated and the others are sad '' .
`` They should not be sad .
[ adjective ] experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news"
[ adjective ] of things that make you feel sad
"sad news" "she doesn't like sad movies" "it was a very sad story" "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti