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Sadden Definition

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[v] make unhappy; 'The news of her death saddened me'
[v] come to feel sad

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gladden, joy

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\Sad"den\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saddened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saddening}.] To make sad. Specifically: (a) To render heavy or cohesive. [Obs.] Marl is binding, and saddening of land is the great prejudice it doth to clay lands. --Mortimer. (b) To make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth. (c) To make grave or serious; to make melancholy or sorrowful. Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene. --Pope.
\Sad"den\, v. i. To become, or be made, sad. --Tennyson.

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