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The news stunned and saddened even the president’s critics, who felt they were mourning the nation’s troubled democracy as much as the man.
HAITIANS IN THE UNITED STATES FEAR FOR HOMELAND FOLLOWING ASSASSINATIONBRITTANY SHAMMAS, DAVID SUGGS, MARIA SACCHETTIJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I know many county residents were looking out for each other and am deeply saddened by this initial death toll.
HISTORIC HEAT WAVE IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST HAS KILLED HUNDREDS IN U.S. AND CANADA OVER THE PAST WEEKTIMOTHY BELLAJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Though impressed with his courage, she is saddened by the ultimate futility of her ancestor’s journey.
‘WHERE WE BELONG’ EXPLORES CONNECTION BETWEEN PAST, PRESENTPATRICK FOLLIARDJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
I am deeply disappointed and saddened by my actions and offer each of you my most sincere apologies.
BAYLOR DECLINES CUSTOM VEHICLE AFTER DEALER SUGGESTS USING IT TO RECRUIT ‘OUT OF THE HOOD’DES BIELERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Emma Alpern, senior copy editorAs someone who onc frequently hosted dinner parties, it saddens me to think I have no idea when it might ever be safe to have another one.
SIX RECIPES THAT GOT US THROUGH ANOTHER WEEKEATER STAFFMARCH 19, 2021EATER
He was happy in an Indian jungle or an African swamp, but civilized interiors seemed to sadden him.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
She quite forgot that the sight of her joy might sadden the heart of King Loc.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
But they showed me that I couldn't get well and if that ain't enough to sadden a man's life I don't know what is.
AN ARKANSAS PLANTEROPIE PERCIVAL READ
Hard by there stood a swarthy man was leaning on his sword, And a sadden'd smile lit up his face as he heard the Captain'sword.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Wherefore then should grief sadden and distort such blythe, such jocund, features as mine?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SADDEN

  • afflict
  • aggrieve
  • agonize
  • ail
  • be on one's case
  • bother
  • break
  • bug
  • burn up
  • depress
  • desolate
  • discombobulate
  • disquiet
  • disturb
  • do a number on
  • dog
  • eat
  • get
  • get to
  • give a hard time
  • grieve
  • harass
  • harry
  • hound
  • hurt
  • injure
  • irk
  • irritate
  • make it tough for
  • miff
  • nag
  • needle
  • nit-pick
  • oppress
  • pain
  • peeve
  • perplex
  • pester
  • pick on
  • plague
  • push
  • rack
  • sadden
  • strain
  • strap
  • stress
  • tick off
  • torment
  • torture
  • trouble
  • try
  • vex
  • weigh
  • wound
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