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Saddened Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sadden \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.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Saddened'


Sadness is an emotion characterized by feelings of disadvantage, loss, helplessness, sorrow, and rage. When sad, people often become outspoken, less energetic, and emotional. Crying is an indication of sadness. Also it is an emotion felt by ray after what keeisi did. =[

Sadness can be viewed as a temporary lowering of mood, whereas depression is characterized by a persistent and intense lowered mood, as well as disruption to one's ability to function in day to day matters.

Facial expressions of sadness with small pupils are judged significantly more intensely sad with decreasing pupil size. A person's own pupil size also mirrors this with them being smaller when viewing sad faces with small pupils. No parallel effect exists when people look at neutral, happy or angry expressions.

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* One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often. - Erich Fromm


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  • Coachella organizers 'saddened' by death of concertgoer
    Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival expressed sadness Friday over the death of a concertgoer after an apparent drug or alcohol overdose. Read more on this news related to 'Saddened'
  • Smith family 'saddened' by book
    The family of the late Sir Cyril Smith say they are "saddened" by claims made against him in a new book written by a serving MP. Read more on this news related to 'Saddened'
  • Tamra Barney Is 'Saddened' After Ex-Husband Claims She Is a Negligent Mother
    "To be called an unfit mother is the worst thing you can call someone, especially when it's not true," Barney tells PEOPLE Read more on this news related to 'Saddened'

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