Sadness

Sad"ness

, n. 1. Heaviness; firmness. [Obs.]
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2. Seriousness; gravity; discretion. [Obs.]
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Her sadness and her benignity.
Chaucer.
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3. Quality of being sad, or unhappy; gloominess; sorrowfulness; dejection.
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Dim sadness did not spare
That time celestial visages.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Sorrow; heaviness; dejection. See Grief.
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