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[sˈadnəs], [sˈadnəs], [s_ˈa_d_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Sadness:

dejection (noun)

anguish, anxiety, blues, contemplativeness, dejection, depression, despair, despondency, discouragement, disheartenment, dispiritedness, dolorousness, downheartedness, dreariness, ennui, gloominess, glumness, grimness, joylessness, melancholy, misery, moodiness, moroseness, mournfulness, pensiveness, plaintiveness, sullenness, wistfulness, woefulness.

emotion (noun)

anger, emotion, excitement, fear, feeling, hatred, mood, passion, sensation, sentiment, sympathy, temperment.

Other synonyms and related words:

Desolateness, Miserableness, Ruth, ache, aching heart, adversity, afflicted, affliction, aggrieve, agony, agony of mind, angst, annoy, any tune, assent, bad luck, bale, baseness, bathos, be assured, beggarliness, belief, bemoan, bereavement, bewail, bitterness, blackishness, blank despondency, bleakness, bleeding heart, blow, blue devils, broken heart, bummer, by jingo, by my troth, calamity, care, chagrin, cheapness, cheerlessness, comfortlessness, commiserate, complain, compunction, concern, conscience, contemptibleness, contrite, contrition, crumminess, crushing, darkishness, darkness, darksomeness, dejectedness, deplorably, deplore, depress, depressive disorders, depressive episode, depth of misery, desolation, desperation, despicableness, despondence, despondent, dinge, disappointment, discomfort, disconsolate, disconsolateness, disconsolation, discontent, disgruntlement, dishearten, dismal, dismalness, dismals, disquiet, distress, distressful, distressfulness, distressing, doldrums, doleful, dolefulness, dolor, dolorous, dolour, down, downcast, downcastness, downhearted, downs, drear, dreary, dumps, duskiness, duskness, dusky, dysphoria, egad, elegiac, empathise, empathize, extremity, fatal, forlorn, forlornness, forsooth, funereality, funk, gather, gaudiness, gaunt, gloom, gloomy, graveness, grief, grievance, grieve, grieve for, grievous, grievousness, guilt, happiness, hardship, heartache, heartbreak, heartsickness, heaviness, heavy heart, heavy-heartedness, heavyheartedness, hope deferred, hopelessness, horrors, hurt, hypochondriasis, i' faith, il penseroso, ill humor, in all conscience, in earnest, in fact, in sober sadness, in truth, indeed, infelicity, infer, interpret, joking apart, lachrymals, lament, lamentability, lamentable, lamentation, listlessness, loneliness, loss, low spirits, lugubriousness, malady, marry, meanness, megrims, melancholia, meretriciousness, meritlessness, misfortune, mope, mopes, mourn, mournful, mourning, mumps, of a truth, pain, painfulness, paltriness, pang, pathos, penance, penitence, penitency, pensive, perdy, pessimism, pessimistic, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, pity, poignancy, poorness, prostration, qualm, read, realise, realize, regret, regretfulness, regrets, regrettableness, rejection, remorse, repent, repentance, rue, rueful, ruefulness, ruthfulness, sad, sadden, sadheartedness, sadly, second thoughts, self-condemnation, self-reproach, seriously, shabbiness, shame, sharpness, shoddiness, soberness, sobriety, somberness, sorriness, sorrow, sorrowful, sorrowfulness, sorry, spleen, suds, suffering, suicidal despair, swarth, swarthiness, swartness, sympathise, sympathize, tear, throe, torment, torture, tragedy, trial, tribulation, troth, trouble, truly, understand, unhappily, unhappiness, unhappy, unipolar affective disorder, unipolar affective disorders, unwarmheartedness, unworthiness, upon my honor, upon my word, upon oath, upset, vapors, vileness, voiceless woe, weep, why, woe, woebegone, woebegoneness, woeful, woefully, worry, worthlessness, wrench, wretchedness, yes.

Rhymes for Sadness:

  1. madness, badness;

Quotes for Sadness:

  1. I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood. Susie Bright.
  2. The occasion of this sadness is expressed in a word, but must be considered in many more, as being the principal concernment both of the Text and Time. John Pearson.
  3. I sometimes use a lot of light greens and greys when I feel there is sadness in the painting. Robert Ryan.