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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
  • black
  • bleak
  • daunting
  • dejecting
  • disheartening
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • dreary
  • funereal
  • gloomy
  • heartbreaking
  • hopeless
  • joyless
  • melancholic
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • oppressive
  • sad
  • saddening
  • somber
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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