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Sad vs. Useless

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Sadadjective

(heading) Emotionally negative.

Uselessadjective

Without use or possibility to be used.

‘This fork has prongs that are bent. It's useless now.’;

Sadadjective

Feeling sorrow; sorrowful, mournful.

‘She gets sad when he's away.’;

Uselessadjective

Unhelpful, not useful; pointless (of an action).

‘I think it's useless to keep this discussion going. It's like talking to a wall.’; ‘I tried my best to make him quit smoking, but my efforts were useless. He now smokes six packs a day.’;

Sadadjective

Appearing sorrowful.

‘The puppy had a sad little face.’;

Uselessadjective

good-for-nothing; not dependable.

‘Bill never mows the lawn, takes out the trash or anything. He's useless, but I love him anyways.’;

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Sadadjective

Causing sorrow; lamentable.

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

Uselessadjective

unable to do well at a particular task or thing. Useless is mildly insulting.

‘My brother is useless at most computer games, but he is an awesome PS2 player.’; ‘Why do you keep trying? You're obviously useless at it.’;

Sadadjective

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

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

Uselessadjective

Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity.

‘Not to sit idle with so great a giftUseless, and thence ridiculous.’; ‘Useless are all wordsTill you have writ "performance" with your swords.The other is for waiving.’; ‘Waiving all searches into antiquity, in relation to this controversy, as being either needless or fruitless.’; ‘Even our blessed Savior's preaching, who spake as never man spake, was ineffectual to many.’;

Sadadjective

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

Uselessadjective

having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully;

‘a kitchen full of useless gadgets’; ‘she is useless in an emergency’;

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Sadadjective

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

Uselessadjective

not useful;

‘a curiously unhelpful and useless manual’;

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Steadfast, valiant.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Dignified, serious, grave.

Sadadjective

(obsolete) Naughty; troublesome; wicked.

Sadadjective

(slang) Unfashionable; socially inadequate or undesirable.

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

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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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