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See also: SAD, säd, sąd, and sáð

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English sad, from Old English sæd (sated, full), from Proto-Germanic *sadaz (sated, satisfied), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂- (to satiate, satisfy).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sad (comparative sadder or more sad, superlative saddest or most sad)

  1. (heading) Emotionally negative.
    1. Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.
      She gets sad when he's away.
      • William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616)
        First were we sad, fearing you would not come; / Now sadder, that you come so unprovided.
      • John Milton (1608-1674)
        The angelic guards ascended, mute and sad.
    2. Appearing sorrowful.
      The puppy had a sad little face.
    3. Causing sorrow; lamentable.
      It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported.
      • G. K. Chesterton
        The Great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad, / For all their wars are merry and all their songs are sad.
      • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 20, in The China Governess[1]:
        The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness, mean and embarrassing and sad.
    4. Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.
      That's the saddest-looking pickup truck I've ever seen.
      • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, II.127:
        Heaven knows what cash he got, or blood he spilt, / A sad old fellow was he, if you please [].
    5. Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.
      • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, II.5:
        this is either used crude, and called Sulphur Vive, and is of a sadder colour; or after depuration, such as we have in magdeleons of rolls, of a lighter yellow.
      • Izaak Walton (c.1594-1683)
        sad-coloured clothes
      • John Mortimer (1656?-1736)
        Woad, or wade, is used by the dyers to lay the foundation of all sad colours.
  2. (obsolete) Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.
  3. (obsolete) Steadfast, valiant.
  4. (obsolete) Dignified, serious, grave.
  5. (obsolete) Naughty; troublesome; wicked.
    • Isaac Taylor (1787–1865)
      Sad tipsy fellows, both of them.
  6. (slang) Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.
    I can't believe you use drugs; you're so sad!
  7. (dialect) Soggy (to refer to pastries).
  8. (obsolete) Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.
    sad bread
    • Edmund Spenser (c.1552–1599)
      his hand, more sad than lump of lead
    • John Mortimer (1656?-1736)
      Chalky lands are naturally cold and sad.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sad (plural sads)

  1. Alternative form of saad

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

NounEdit

sad m

  1. orchard

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sad in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sad in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

VerbEdit

sad

  1. past tense of sidde

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

sad

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌰𐌳

LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *sadek.

NounEdit

sad

  1. precipitiation (hail, rain, snow)

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

sad

  1. rafsi of snada.

Lower SorbianEdit

 
sad

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sadъ (plant, garden). Cognate with Upper Sorbian sad, Polish sad (orchard), Czech sad (orchard), Russian сад (sad, orchard, garden), Old Church Slavonic садъ (sadŭ, plant, garden).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sad m

  1. fruit (food)

DeclensionEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂- (to satiate, satisfy).

AdjectiveEdit

sad (comparative sadoro, superlative sadost)

  1. full, sated, satiated
  2. weary

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German sat

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sadъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sad m inan (diminutive sadek)

  1. orchard

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Related termsEdit


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English sæd.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sad (comparative sadder, superlative saddest)

  1. grave, serious
  2. strange, remarkable
  3. sad

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *sьda, *sьgoda.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

sȁd (Cyrillic spelling са̏д)

  1. now
  2. currently
  3. presently

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *saditi (to plant),
compare saditi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sȃd m (Cyrillic spelling са̑д)

  1. plantation nursery
  2. a young plant from a plantation nursery
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sad” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • sad” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sad m (genitive singular sadu, nominative plural sady, genitive plural sadov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. garden, orchard, plantation

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sad in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sád m inan (genitive sadú or sáda, nominative plural sadôvi or sádi)

  1. fruit

DeclensionEdit