Sadness definition

(countable) An event in one's life that causes sadness.

She has experienced many sadnesses in her forty years.

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(uncountable) The state or emotion of being sad.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sadness
Plural:
sadnesses

Origin of sadness

  • sad +"Ž -ness

    From Wiktionary