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adjective as in aggrieved

adjective as in sorry

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The violence playing out on Capitol Hill and in the streets of Washington is reprehensible and should shock and sadden all of us.

Several people were a little shocked at hearing that my mother did that and saddened because they all knew her.

Everyone’s tacit approval of her beauty, despite her pain, angers and saddens me.

The Guatemalan Migration Institute in a press release said it is saddened by Jazmín’s death and condemns it.

When I think of the many rape victims who never come forward, who have been silenced in the same fashion, I am saddened.

It reads: “The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Joan Rivers.”

And so the world was shocked and saddened to hear about his severe brain injury in the Alps last Sunday morning.

He was “saddened,” he said, but the break in technical talks, he added, was just a “pause.”

We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news.

Ramona's saddened face smote on all the women's hearts as they met her the next morning.

So they went down again, he limping, she skipping almost like a girl, but with a division of thought which saddened both.

And as I gazed at the holy face, another light seemed to change it by degrees from saddened motherhood to triumphant woman!

It lay in her mind in the midst of a suddenly stricken and tenderly saddened consciousness.

His last moments would not have been saddened by the uneasiness that our future gave him.


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On this page you'll find 204 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saddened, such as: disturbed, grieving, oppressed, persecuted, wronged, and afflicted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.