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Sad vs. Emo

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Sadadjective

(heading) Emotionally negative.

Emonoun

A particular style of hardcore punk rock

Sadadjective

Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

‘She gets sad when he's away.’;

Emonoun

An individual or group of people associated with that subculture and musical style.

Sadadjective

Appearing sorrowful.

‘The puppy had a sad little face.’;

Emonoun

Any form of guitar-driven alternative rock that is particularly or notably emotional

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Sadadjective

Causing sorrow; lamentable.

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

Emonoun

An individual or group of people associated with a fashion or stereotype of that style of rock.

Sadadjective

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

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

Emonoun

A young person who is considered to be over-emotional or stereotypically emo.

Sadadjective

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

Emoadjective

Emotional; sensitive.

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Sadadjective

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

Emoadjective

Depressed.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Steadfast, valiant.

Emoadjective

Associated with youth subcultures embodying emotional sensitivity.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Dignified, serious, grave.

Emo

Emo is a rock music genre characterized by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes through confessional lyrics. It emerged as a style of post-hardcore from the mid-1980s hardcore punk movement in Washington, D.C., where it was known as emotional hardcore or emocore and pioneered by bands such as Rites of Spring and Embrace.

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Sadadjective

(obsolete) Naughty; troublesome; wicked.

Sadadjective

(slang) Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

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

Sadadjective

(dialect) Soggy (to refer to pastries).

Sadadjective

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

‘sad bread’;

Sadadjective

Sated; satisfied; weary; tired.

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

Sadadjective

Heavy; weighty; ponderous; close; hard.

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

Sadadjective

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

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

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.’;

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.’;

Sadadjective

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

Sadadjective

Hence, bad; naughty; troublesome; wicked.

Sadverb

To make sorrowful; to sadden.

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

Sadnoun

Seasonal affective disorder.

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’;

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’;

Sadadjective

bad; unfortunate;

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

Sadadjective

feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy

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

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’;

Sadadjective

pathetically inadequate or unfashionable

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

Sadadjective

(of dough) heavy through having failed to rise.

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