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saddening, present participle; saddened, past tense; saddens, 3rd person singular present; saddened, past participle;
  1. Cause to feel sorrow; make unhappy
    • - he was greatly saddened by the death of his only son
    • - I was saddened to see their lack of commitment

  1. make unhappy; "The news of her death saddened me"
  2. come to feel sad
  3. Sadness is an emotion characterized by feelings of disadvantage, loss, and helplessness. When sad, people often become quiet, less energetic, and withdrawn.
  4. To make sad or unhappy; To become sad or unhappy
  5. To forge an ingot lightly in the initial forging operation in order to break up and refine coarse, as-cast structure at the surface.
  6. To add ingredients to the dye bath which mute or darken the color.