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“… imbalance where people feel sad but a …”

meanings of sad


  1. Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.
  2. Appearing sorrowful.
  3. Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.
  4. Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.
  5. Steadfast, valiant.
  6. Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.
  7. Causing sorrow; lamentable.
  8. Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.
  9. Naughty; troublesome; wicked.
  10. Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.
  11. Dignified, serious, grave.
  12. Soggy (to refer to pastries).
  13. (heading) Emotionally negative.


  1. Alternative form of saad (“Arabic letter").
  2. Initialism of Special Activities Division.
  3. Initialism of single-wavelength anomalous dispersion.
  4. Initialism of standard American diet.
  5. Initialism of social anxiety disorder.
  6. Initialism of seasonal affective disorder.


  1. To make melancholy; to sadden or grieve (someone).

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