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How many syllables in sad?

Total # Syllables: 1
Words with (syllables) counted programmatically:  N/A
Syllable divisions: sad
Total # Words: 1
Characters (all | no spaces | with spaces): 3  | 3  |  3  (Sequential spaces are not counted)
Total # Lines: 1  (Including empty lines)

Words that rhyme with sad and also have One Syllable

ad, add, bad, brad, cad, chad, chadd, clad, dad, fad, flad, gad, gadd, glad, gladd, grad, had, hadd, hlad, khad, lad, ladd, mad, madd, nad, pad, plaid, rad, radde, sad, scad, schad, shad, shadd, tad, tadd, thad, vlad

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Definition of: sad

[adj] bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs"
[adj] experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti
[adj] of things that make you feel sad; "sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti

Antonyms

glad

Misc.

\Sad\ (s[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Sadder}; supperl. {Saddest}.] [OE. sad sated, tired, satisfied, firm, steadfast, AS. s[ae]d satisfied, sated; akin to D. zat, OS. sad, G. satt, OHG. sat, Icel. sa[eth]r, saddr, Goth. sa[thorn]s, Lith. sotus, L. sat, satis, enough, satur sated, Gr. 'a`menai to satiate, 'a`dnh enough. Cf. {Assets}, {Sate}, {Satiate}, {Satisfy}, {Satire}.]
1. Sated; satisfied; weary; tired. [Obs.] Yet of that art they can not waxen sad, For unto them it is a bitter sweet. --Chaucer.
2. Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard. [Obs., except in a few phrases; as, sad bread.] His hand, more sad than lump of lead. --Spenser. Chalky lands are naturally cold and sad. --Mortimer.
3. Dull; grave; dark; somber; -- said of colors. ``Sad-colored clothes.'' --Walton. Woad, or wade, is used by the dyers to lay the foundation of all sad colors. --Mortimer.
4. Serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous. [Obs.] ``Ripe and sad courage.'' --Chaucer. Lady Catharine, a sad and religious woman. --Bacon. Which treaty was wisely handled by sad and discrete counsel of both parties. --Ld. Berners.
5. Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful. First were we sad, fearing you would not come; Now sadder, that you come so unprovided. --Shak. The angelic guards ascended, mute and sad. --Milton.
6. Afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad accident; a sad misfortune.
7. Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked. [Colloq.] ``Sad tipsy fellows, both of them.'' --I. Taylor. Note: Sad is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, sad-colored, sad-eyed, sad-hearted, sad-looking, and the like. {Sad bread}, heavy bread. [Scot. & Local, U.S.] --Bartlett. Syn: Sorrowful; mournful; gloomy; dejected; depressed; cheerless; downcast; sedate; serious; grave; grievous; afflictive; calamitous.
\Sad\, v. t. To make sorrowful; to sadden. [Obs.] How it sadded the minister's spirits! --H. Peters.

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