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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom.

Usage examples (35)
  • Another workers 'leader, Paul Okolo of Civil Service Union, said the price hike was "saddening" and urged the government to reverse it.
  • It's kind of saddening or even embarrassing to read what some people write.
  • A Co Londonderry politician has described the damage caused by a fire in his constituency this morning as "saddening".
  • "saddening" agent; that is, for darkening other colours. for more
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