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Definition of SAD

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Sad \Sad\, v. t.
     To make sorrowful; to sadden. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

           How it sadded the minister's spirits!    --H. Peters. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

SAD \SAD\, n.
     Seasonal affective disorder. [Acron.]
     [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Sad \Sad\ (s[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Sadder} (s[a^]d"d[~e]r); superl. {Saddest}.] [OE. sad sated, tired, satisfied, firm, steadfast, AS. saed 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.]
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              Yet of that art they can not waxen sad, For unto them it is a bitter sweet.   --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

     2. Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard. [Obs., except in a few phrases; as, sad bread.] [1913 Webster]

              His hand, more sad than lump of lead. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

              Chalky lands are naturally cold and sad. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

     3. Dull; grave; dark; somber; -- said of colors. "Sad-colored clothes." --Walton. [1913 Webster]

              Woad, or wade, is used by the dyers to lay the foundation of all sad colors.         --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

     4. Serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous. [Obs.] "Ripe and sad courage." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

              Lady Catharine, a sad and religious woman. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

              Which treaty was wisely handled by sad and discrete counsel of both parties.              --Ld. Berners. [1913 Webster]

     5. Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful. [1913 Webster]

              First were we sad, fearing you would not come; Now sadder, that you come so unprovided. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              The angelic guards ascended, mute and sad. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     6. Afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad accident; a sad misfortune. [1913 Webster]

     7. Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked. [Colloq.] "Sad tipsy fellows, both of them." --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

     Note: Sad is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, sad-colored, sad-eyed, sad-hearted, sad-looking, and the like. [1913 Webster]

     {Sad bread}, heavy bread. [Scot. & Local, U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

     Syn: Sorrowful; mournful; gloomy; dejected; depressed; cheerless; downcast; sedate; serious; grave; grievous; afflictive; calamitous. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

SAD
         Security Association Database (SA, IPSec)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

SAD
         Serial Analog Delay


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

307 Moby Thesaurus words for "sad":
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