sadden

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈsædən/

Verb[change]

Plain form
sadden

Third-person singular
saddens

Past tense
saddened

Past participle
saddened

Present participle
saddening

  1. (transitive) If something saddens you, it makes you feel less happy.
    I was saddened by the news of his illness.
    It saddened her to see him crying.

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