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Morose vs. Sad

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  • Morose (adjective)

    Sullen, brooding ill humour.

  • 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"

Wiktionary
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  • Morose (adjective)

    sullen and ill-tempered

    "she was morose and silent when she got home"

  • Sad (adjective)

    feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy

    "they looked at her with sad, anxious faces"

    "I was sad and subdued"

  • Sad (adjective)

    causing or characterized by sorrow or regret; unfortunate and regrettable

    "a sad day for us all"

    "he told her the sad story of his life"

  • Sad (adjective)

    pathetically inadequate or unfashionable

    "the show is tongue-in-cheek—anyone who takes it seriously is a bit sad"

  • Sad (adjective)

    (of dough) heavy through having failed to rise.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Morose (adjective)

    Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.

  • Morose (adjective)

    Lascivious; brooding over evil thoughts.

  • 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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  • Morose (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"

Princeton's WordNet

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