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saddening

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  • verbupset, depress
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Synonyms for saddening

verb upset, depress
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dispirit
  • grieve
  • dash
  • deject
  • deplore
  • desolate
  • distress
  • down
  • oppress
  • press
  • break one's heart
  • bring one down
  • bum out
  • cast down
  • dampen spirits
  • drag down
  • make blue
  • put a damper on
  • put into a funk
  • throw cold water on
  • turn one off
  • weigh down

Antonyms for saddening

  • encourage
  • hearten
  • inspirit
  • aid
  • assist
  • delight
  • help
  • cheer
  • gladden
  • make happy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to saddening

depressing

adjective. discouraging, upsetting

dispiriting

adjective. depressing

gloomy

adjective. sad, depressing

joyless

adjective. unhappy

melancholy

adjective. depressed, sad

more painful

adjective. physically or mentally agonizing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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