Variant of sad
- having, expressing, or showing low spirits or sorrow; unhappy; mournful; sorrowful
- causing or characterized by dejection, melancholy, or sorrow
- dark or dull in color; drab
- Informal very bad; deplorable
- Dialectal heavy or soggy: a sad cake
Origin: ME < OE sæd, sated, full, hence having feelings assoc. with satiety, akin to Ger satt, sated < IE base *sā-, satisfied, sated > L satis, enough, OIr sāith, satiety
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