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Being mournful or feeling sorrow
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“Elijah was sad because he couldn't play outside due to the bad weather.”
Distressing or causing sorrow
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“It's sad that her grandmother has passed away.”
Lamentably bad or poor in quality
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“The aging singer's sad performance was testament to the fact that he was well past his prime.”
(of colours) Somber or dull
“The room, with its sad colors, felt dreary and macabre.”
Serious in concern, in a mostly negative way
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“It's a sad state of affairs that our tax dollars are being squandered on frivolous issues.”
Marked by an obvious lack of style or good taste
Anxiety caused by living in isolation or indoors for a long period of time
Depression in a season, mainly winter
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