sadder but wiser Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sadder but wiser” in the English Dictionary

"sadder but wiser" in British English

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sadder but wiser

If someone is ​sadder but ​wiser after a ​badexperience, they have ​suffered but they have also ​learned something from it.
(Definition of sadder but wiser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sadder but wiser”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吃一堑,长一智…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經一事,長一智…
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