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Sadness Definition

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[n] emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
[n] the state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness"

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Misc. Definitions

\Sad"ness\, n.
1. Heaviness; firmness. [Obs.]
2. Seriousness; gravity; discretion. [Obs.] Her sadness and her benignity. --Chaucer.
3. Quality of being sad, or unhappy; gloominess; sorrowfulness; dejection. Dim sadness did not spare That time celestial visages. --Milton. Syn: Sorrow; heaviness; dejection. See {Grief}.

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