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synonyms for sad-sack

  • blunderer
  • bungler
  • hard-luck guy
  • loser
  • schlemiel
  • unfortunate
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How to use sad-sack in a sentence

The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All through the sad duties of the next four days Felipe was conscious of the undercurrent of this premonition.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She looked up at him with sad and eloquent eyes, which softened his heart in spite of himself.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It was a sad day for Ramona and Alessandro when the kindly Hyers pulled up their tent-stakes and left the valley.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Somehow it made me feel sad to hear it, and a sense of the transitoriness of things came over me.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She's been three times; but it's so sad; the story is a beautiful one, only she doesn't think he'll live to finish it.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Except for their sad errand, both Felipe and Aunt Ri would have experienced a keen delight in this ascent.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The young man felt very sad, when an idea entered his mind that gave him hope.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Underneath these were affectionate hearts quaking with fear lest the home-coming be but a sad one after all.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
As he ran along in this sad fashion, something hit against him, whinnying in the dark.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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