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Sadadjective

(heading) Emotionally negative.

Blueadjective

Of the colour blue.

‘the deep blue sea’;

Sadadjective

Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

‘She gets sad when he's away.’;

Blueadjective

(informal) Depressed, melancholic, sad.

Sadadjective

Appearing sorrowful.

‘The puppy had a sad little face.’;

Blueadjective

Pale, without redness or glare; said of a flame.

‘The candle burns blue.’;

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Sadadjective

Causing sorrow; lamentable.

‘It's a sad fact that most rapes go unreported.’;

Blueadjective

(politics) Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by a political party represented by the colour blue.

Sadadjective

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

‘That's the saddest-looking pickup truck I've ever seen.’;

Blueadjective

Supportive of, run by (a member of), pertaining to, or dominated by the Democratic Party.

‘I live in a blue constituency.’; ‘Congress turned blue in the mid-term elections.’;

Sadadjective

Of colours: dark, deep; later, sombre, dull.

Blueadjective

Supportive of or related to the Liberal Party.

‘Illawarra turns blue in Liberal washout’;

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Sadadjective

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

Blueadjective

(astronomy) Of the higher-frequency region of the part of the electromagnetic spectrum which is relevant in the specific observation.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Steadfast, valiant.

Blueadjective

(of steak) Extra rare; left very raw and cold.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Dignified, serious, grave.

Blueadjective

(of a dog or cat) Having a coat of fur of a slaty gray shade.

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Sadadjective

(obsolete) Naughty; troublesome; wicked.

Blueadjective

(archaic) Severe or overly strict in morals; gloomy.

‘blue and sour religionists;’; ‘blue laws’;

Sadadjective

(slang) Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

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

Blueadjective

literary; bluestockinged.

Sadadjective

(dialect) Soggy (to refer to pastries).

Blueadjective

(particle physics) Having a color charge of blue.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.

‘sad bread’;

Blueadjective

(entertainment) Risque or obscene

‘His material is too blue for prime-time’;

Sadadjective

Sated; satisfied; weary; tired.

‘Yet of that art they can not waxen sad,For unto them it is a bitter sweet.’;

Blueadjective

Pornographic or profane.

‘The air was blue with oaths.’; ‘a blue movie’;

Sadadjective

Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.

‘His hand, more sad than lump of lead.’; ‘Chalky lands are naturally cold and sad.’;

Bluenoun

The colour of the clear sky or the deep sea, between green and violet in the visible spectrum, and one of the primary additive colours for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and green from white light using magenta and cyan filters; or any colour resembling this.

Sadadjective

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

‘Woad, or wade, is used by the dyers to lay the foundation of all sad colors.’;

Bluenoun

A blue dye or pigment.

Sadadjective

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

‘Lady Catharine, a sad and religious woman.’; ‘Which treaty was wisely handled by sad and discrete counsel of both parties.’;

Bluenoun

Any of several processes to protect metal against rust.

Sadadjective

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

‘First were we sad, fearing you would not come;Now sadder, that you come so unprovided.’; ‘The angelic guards ascended, mute and sad.’;

Bluenoun

Blue clothing

‘The boys in blue marched to the pipers.’;

Sadadjective

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

Bluenoun

(in the plural) A blue uniform. See blues.

Sadadjective

Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked.

Bluenoun

(slang) A member of law enforcement

Sadverb

To make sorrowful; to sadden.

‘How it sadded the minister's spirits!’;

Bluenoun

The sky, literally or figuratively.

‘The ball came out of the blue and cracked his windshield.’; ‘His request for leave came out of the blue.’;

Sadnoun

Seasonal affective disorder.

Bluenoun

The ocean; deep waters.

Sadadjective

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’;

Bluenoun

Anything blue, especially to distinguish it from similar objects differing only in color.

Sadadjective

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’;

Bluenoun

A dog or cat with a slaty gray coat.

Sadadjective

bad; unfortunate;

‘my finances were in a deplorable state’; ‘a lamentable decision’; ‘her clothes were in sad shape’; ‘a sorry state of affairs’;

Bluenoun

(snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of five points.

Sadadjective

feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy

‘they looked at her with sad, anxious faces’; ‘I was sad and subdued’;

Bluenoun

Any of the butterflies of the subfamily Polyommatinae in the family Lycaenidae, most of which have blue on their wings.

Sadadjective

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’;

Bluenoun

A bluefish.

Sadadjective

pathetically inadequate or unfashionable

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

Bluenoun

An argument.

Sadadjective

(of dough) heavy through having failed to rise.

Bluenoun

A liquid with an intense blue colour, added to a laundry wash to prevent yellowing of white clothes.

Bluenoun

(British) A type of firecracker.

Bluenoun

(archaic) A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.

Bluenoun

(particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.

Blueverb

(ergative) To make or become blue.

Blueverb

To treat the surface of steel so that it is passivated chemically and becomes more resistant to rust.

Blueverb

To brighten by treating with blue (laundry aid)

Blueverb

To spend (money) extravagantly; to blow.

Blueadjective

Having the color of the clear sky, or a hue resembling it, whether lighter or darker; as, the deep, blue sea; as blue as a sapphire; blue violets.

Blueadjective

Pale, without redness or glare, - said of a flame; hence, of the color of burning brimstone, betokening the presence of ghosts or devils; as, the candle burns blue; the air was blue with oaths.

Blueadjective

Low in spirits; melancholy; as, to feel blue.

Blueadjective

Suited to produce low spirits; gloomy in prospect; as, thongs looked blue.

Blueadjective

Severe or over strict in morals; gloom; as, blue and sour religionists; suiting one who is over strict in morals; inculcating an impracticable, severe, or gloomy mortality; as, blue laws.

Blueadjective

Literary; - applied to women; - an abbreviation of bluestocking.

‘The ladies were very blue and well informed.’; ‘For his religion . . . 'T was Presbyterian, true blue.’;

Bluenoun

One of the seven colors into which the rays of light divide themselves, when refracted through a glass prism; the color of the clear sky, or a color resembling that, whether lighter or darker; a pigment having such color.

Bluenoun

A pedantic woman; a bluestocking.

Bluenoun

Low spirits; a fit of despondency; melancholy.

Blueverb

To make blue; to dye of a blue color; to make blue by heating, as metals, etc.

Bluenoun

the color of the clear sky in the daytime;

‘he had eyes of bright blue’;

Bluenoun

blue clothing;

‘she was wearing blue’;

Bluenoun

any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue;

‘the Union army was a vast blue’;

Bluenoun

the sky as viewed during daylight;

‘he shot an arrow into the blue’;

Bluenoun

used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

Bluenoun

the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

Bluenoun

any of numerous small chiefly blue butterflies of the family Lycaenidae

Blueverb

turn blue

Blueadjective

having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky;

‘October's bright blue weather’; ‘a blue flame’; ‘blue haze of tobacco smoke’;

Blueadjective

used to signify the Union forces in the Civil War (who wore blue uniforms);

‘a ragged blue line’;

Blueadjective

low in spirits;

‘lonely and blue in a strange city’; ‘depressed by the loss of his job’; ‘a dispirited and resigned expression on her face’; ‘downcast after his defeat’; ‘feeling discouraged and downhearted’;

Blueadjective

characterized by profanity or cursing;

‘foul-mouthed and blasphemous’; ‘blue language’; ‘profane words’;

Blueadjective

suggestive of sexual impropriety;

‘a blue movie’; ‘blue jokes’; ‘he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details’; ‘a juicy scandal’; ‘a naughty wink’; ‘naughty words’; ‘racy anecdotes’; ‘a risque story’; ‘spicy gossip’;

Blueadjective

belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;

‘an aristocratic family’; ‘aristocratic Bostonians’; ‘aristocratic government’; ‘a blue family’; ‘blue blood’; ‘the blue-blooded aristocracy’; ‘of gentle blood’; ‘patrician landholders of the American South’; ‘aristocratic bearing’; ‘aristocratic features’; ‘patrician tastes’;

Blueadjective

morally rigorous and strict;

‘blue laws’; ‘the puritan work ethic’; ‘puritanic distaste for alcohol’; ‘she was anything but puritanical in her behavior’;

Blueadjective

causing dejection;

‘a blue day’; ‘the dark days of the war’; ‘a week of rainy depressing weather’; ‘a disconsolate winter landscape’; ‘the first dismal dispiriting days of November’; ‘a dark gloomy day’; ‘grim rainy weather’;

Blue

Blue is one of the three primary colours of pigments in painting and traditional colour theory, as well as in the RGB colour model. It lies between violet and green on the spectrum of visible light.

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