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Glum vs. Sad

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  • Glum (adjective)

    despondent; moody; sullen

  • Glum (verb)

    To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.

  • Glum (noun)

    sullenness

  • Sad (adjective)

    Emotionally negative.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

    "She gets sad when he's away."

  • Sad (adjective)

    Appearing sorrowful.

    "The puppy had a sad little face."

  • Sad (adjective)

    Causing sorrow; lamentable.

    "It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported."

  • Sad (adjective)

    Poor in quality, bad; shameful, deplorable; later, regrettable, poor.

    "That's the saddest-looking pickup truck I've ever seen."

  • Sad (adjective)

    Sated, having had one's fill; satisfied, weary.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Steadfast, valiant.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Dignified, serious, grave.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Naughty; troublesome; wicked.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

    "I can't believe you use drugs; you're so sad!"

  • Sad (adjective)

    Soggy (to refer to pastries).

  • Sad (adjective)

    Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.

    "sad bread"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Glum (noun)

    Sullenness.

  • Glum (adjective)

    Moody; silent; sullen.

  • Glum (verb)

    To look sullen; to be of a sour countenance; to be glum.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Sated; satisfied; weary; tired.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Dull; grave; dark; somber; - said of colors.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Serious; grave; sober; steadfast; not light or frivolous.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Affected with grief or unhappiness; cast down with affliction; downcast; gloomy; mournful.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Afflictive; calamitous; causing sorrow; as, a sad accident; a sad misfortune.

  • Sad (adjective)

    Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked.

  • Sad

    To make sorrowful; to sadden.

  • Sad (noun)

    Seasonal affective disorder.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Glum (adjective)

    reflecting gloom;

    "gloomy faces"

  • Glum (adjective)

    showing a brooding ill humor;

    "a dark scowl"

    "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"

    "a glum, hopeless shrug"

    "he sat in moody silence"

    "a morose and unsociable manner"

    "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"

    "a sour temper"

    "a sullen crowd"

  • Sad (adjective)

    experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness;

    "feeling sad because his dog had died"

    "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"

  • Sad (adjective)

    of things that make you feel sad;

    "sad news"

    "she doesn't like sad movies"

    "it was a very sad story"

    "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"

  • Sad (adjective)

    bad; unfortunate;

    "my finances were in a deplorable state"

    "a lamentable decision"

    "her clothes were in sad shape"

    "a sorry state of affairs"

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