Synonyms for Sad:
depressive, foreboding, distressing, bleak.
desolate, blue, dull, woeful, sullen, dolorous.
discouraged, dispirited, disheartened, cast down.
dejected, lachrymose, blue, miserable, downhearted, despairing, anguished, glum, anxious, contemplative, disconsolate, dolorous, grim, melancholy, dreary, morose, depressed, disheartened, down, gloomy, mournful, plaintive, joyless, heartbroken, woeful, dispirited, sullen, discouraged, wistful, despondent, overcome, pensive, moody.
despondent, unhappy, low, tristful, melancholic, dysphoric.
despondent, heart-rending, somber, miserable, lugubrious, disconsolate, dreary, sorry, dejected, gloomy, lachrymose, doleful, down, morbid, Languishing, distressed, unhappy, grievous, troubled, lamentable, deplorable, woebegone, poignant, funereal, weeping, upsetting, heavyhearted, depressing, moving, tragic, dispiriting, bitter, morose, melancholic, sorrowful, mournful, wistful, saddening, downcast, pessimistic, discouraging, low, pitiful, regrettable, heartbroken, forlorn, joyless, glum, bad, melancholy, despairing, pensive, cheerless, oppressive.
n.classical, acoustic, funky, funereal, atonal, moving, touching, discordant, poignant, flat, dire, heart-rending, unfortunate, bluesy, oppressive, somber, harmonic, harmonious, bass, disquieting, dispiriting, discouraging. addictive, badass, classy, constitutionally, flexible, babyish, adaptive, Clingy, flawed, born. painful, upsetting, terrible, cheerless. altitude sickness, beriberi, Alzheimer's Disease, anorexia, appendicitis, bronchitis, ague, botulism, regrettable, blood poisoning, grievous, anthrax. humdrum, trivial, unexciting, boring, mind-numbing, uninteresting, tedious, uninspired. bleak, homesick, subdued. •inferior (noun)
cheap, common, second class.
depressing, gloomy, yearning, bad, heavyhearted, pitiful, sorry, pensive, melancholy, mournful, depressive, wistful, lamentable, doleful, deplorable, tragical, melancholic, tragicomic, tragic, distressing, tragicomical, bittersweet, sorrowful, saddening.
discouraging, bleak, homesick, upsetting, saturnine, dispiriting. painful, touching, oppressed, cut-up, somber, pessimistic, regrettable, subdued, unfortunate. distressed. terrible, bitter. •anxious
cheerless, desolate, heavy.
•in low spirits
dysphoric, dull, spiritless, tristful, unhappy, low.
Usage examples for sad
Sad reflections on the political and religious state of the country oppressed their minds while travelling through Switzerland. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley