What is another word for

sad

sad as in 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- Christina Rossetti"
sad as in 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- Christina Rossetti"
sad as in bad
  • "unfortunate"
  • "my finances were in a deplorable state"
  • "a lamentable decision"
  • "her clothes were in sad shape"
  • "a sorry state of affairs"

Synonyms

  • deplorablebad; of very poor quality or condition; bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
  • distressingcausing distress or worry or anxiety; bad
  • lamentablebad
  • pitifulinspiring mixed contempt and pity; bad; deserving or inciting pity
  • sorryfeeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; bad; without merit; causing dejection