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Reading her letter made us all feel a little sad.
I felt sad about leaving him, but I had no choice.
I was very sad to hear that your mother had died.
The sad truth is that many children never learn to read.
I think it's sad that children spend so much time watching television.
Teachers' salaries are a sad reflection on our commitment to educating children.
It's a sad state of affairs when people can't be bothered to vote any more.
I'm just one of those sad people who sit at home reading on Saturday night.
Sad to say, sport is more important than academic subjects at some universities.
This is the British English definition of sad. View American English definition of sad.