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See definition of sadder on Dictionary.com
  • adj.unhappy, depressed
  • adj.unfortunate, distressing

synonyms for sadder

  • bitter
  • dismal
  • heartbroken
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • pessimistic
  • somber
  • sorrowful
  • sorry
  • wistful
  • bereaved
  • blue
  • cheerless
  • dejected
  • despairing
  • despondent
  • disconsolate
  • distressed
  • doleful
  • down
  • down in dumps
  • down in mouth
  • downcast
  • forlorn
  • gloomy
  • glum
  • grief-stricken
  • grieved
  • heartsick
  • heavyhearted
  • hurting
  • in doldrums
  • in grief
  • in the dumps
  • languishing
  • low
  • low-spirited
  • lugubrious
  • morbid
  • morose
  • out of sorts
  • pensive
  • sick at heart
  • troubled
  • weeping
  • woebegone

antonyms for sadder

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  • cheerful
  • glad
  • good
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • fortunate
  • great
  • lucky
  • great
  • right
  • blessed
  • happy
  • good
  • hopeful
  • light
  • bright
  • joyful
  • advantageous
  • lucky
  • fortunate
  • pleasant
  • glad
  • worthwhile
  • cheerful
  • encouraging
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How to use sadder in a sentence

Needless to say, the Worcestershire baronet had returned to his ancestral acres a sadder but a wiser man.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But he found the weapon unwieldy, and he returned to his hotel a sadder man than he left it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She rubbed down the pony, gave him his oats and a warm bed, and returned with a sadder heart to the house than when she left it.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Tiney cried out piteously, and walked back to the house a sadder if not a wiser dog.
MINNIE'S PET DOGMADELINE LESLIE
What is sadder than a dead house, with its skeleton standing bare and sinister?
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
I have never seen deeper, tenderer, and sadder eyes, finer and softer hair; I never saw hands so exquisite.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
At other times when the conversation turned on the child, he grew perceptibly sadder.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
The chief listened to him gravely, and with an expression of melancholy that grew deeper and sadder till the end.
IN THE WRONG PARADISEANDREW LANG
You speak sooth, returned Aya, the moon is a love-lorn lady; but have you seen her faint sister who is sadder and fairer than she?
JAPANESE FAIRY TALESGRACE JAMES
He came up the stairs, looking sadder and sterner than was his wont.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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