sadness


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sadness

A normal emotional feeling of dejection or melancholy that one may experience after an unhappy event.
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My sadness is so great, Nearly all are jealous of me; Many calumnies attack me, And scorning spares me not.
It could not be said that it was wine which produced this sadness; for in truth he only drank to combat this sadness, which wine however, as we have said, rendered still darker.
The baroness ascended the steps; she felt herself strongly infected with the sadness which seemed to magnify her own, and still guided by the valet de chambre, who never lost sight of her for an instant, she was introduced to the magistrate's study.
But instead of that, Hetty, in spite of herself, began to cry, half out of ill temper at the denial, half out of the day's repressed sadness.
he said, endeavoring to smile: "indeed, marquise, you will almost make me believe I am so, judging from your own sadness.
A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.
The proverbial Englishman, we know from old chronicler Froissart, takes his pleasures sadly, and the Englishwoman goes a step further and takes her pleasures in sadness itself.
Yet there was so much sadness and so much gentleness spread over all this, that she began to become reconciled to it.
Overcome by sadness, nervously agitated, deeply distressed at having been so long separated from her lover, disturbed at the sight of the emotion she had divined, she accordingly presented herself to the king with an embarrassed aspect, which in his then disposition of mind the king interpreted unfavorably.
She added that Her Majesty had deigned to show Baron Funke beaucoup d'estime, and again her face clouded over with sadness.
What the girl thought was hidden by the mask of her expression, which was tinged only by a little shadow of sadness that might have been for Carthoris, herself, or for them both.
Again, it is indignation, hurt of outrage, despair and sadness.