Other Word Forms of Sad
Origin of Sad
From Middle English sad, from Old English sæd (“sated with, weary of, satiated, filled, full"), from Proto-Germanic *sadaz (“sated, satisfied"), from Proto-Indo-European *sehâ‚‚- (“to satiate, satisfy"). Cognate with West Frisian sêd, Dutch zat (“sated, drunk"), German satt (“well-fed, full"), Danish sat, Norwegian sad, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌸𐍃 (saþs, “full, satisfied"), and through Indo-European, with Latin satur (“well-fed, sated"). Related to sate.
Middle English weary, sorrowful from Old English sæd sated, weary sā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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