It is a sad mistake that religion is depressing and saddening to youth.
It is much used as a "saddening" agent; that is, for darkening other colours.
She could think of but one answer to it; this saddening enough.
All around had assumed a saddening aspect in the vacillating moonbeams.
“The riddle of the world” had its saddening aspects for him, as it has for all earnest souls.