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Definition of "sadness" []

  • The state or emotion of being sad. (noun)
  • An event in one's life that causes sadness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sadness" in a sentence
  • "For who would willingly speak on these subjects, if as often as we used the term sadness or fear, we should thereby be compelled to be sad or fearful?"
  • "Sure this dusty road has been walked before, but the band are pretty savvy wallowers: They understand their sadness is an American institution and that part of the tragedy of their roots revival is that this heartbreaking music needs to be revived at all."
  • "You wouldn't think of the phrase "bent-backed" or the word "sadness" were you to see the current exhibition at The de Young Museum in San Francisco titled The Masters of Venice."