Meaning of "sad" in Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /sæd/ comparative sadder, superlative saddest

A1 unhappy:

I was very sad when our cat died.
a sad book

informal boring or not fashionable:

I cleaned the house on Saturday night, which is sad.
sadness noun [ no plural ]

(Definition of “sad” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)