English dictionary definition of:



  • the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness
  • emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
  • the state of being sad


gloominess lugubriousness sorrow sorrowfulness unhappiness

Scrabble score for sadness

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 15:51:44 on 18-11-19

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