Adjectives for sadness

Sadness adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun sadness in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing SADNESS.

awful, bitter, certain, deep, deeper, deepest, dreamy, excessive, extreme, general, gentle, genuine, gloomy, good, great, greater

greatest, habitual, haunting, heavy, holy, hopeless, human, humorous, immense, incredible, indescribable, ineffable, inevitable, inexplicable, inexpressible, infinite

intense, less, lingering, little, lonely, melancholy, mingled, mock, momentary, more, mortal, much, mysterious, natural, normal, old

only, oppressive, overwhelming, own, painful, patient, peculiar, pensive, personal, pervasive, poignant, present, profound, quiet, real, resigned

same, secret, settled, shady, silent, sober, soft, solemn, strange, subdued, such, sudden, sweet, tender, terrible, tragic

tremendous, true, unbearable, underlying, unspeakable, unutterable, utter, vague, very, weary, wistful

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