sad (adj.) Old form(s): sadde
downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
1H4 I.i.77[King Henry to Westmorland] thou makest me sad, and makest me sin / In envy that my Lord Northumberland / Should be the father to so blest a son
2H4 V.ii.49[King Henry V to his brothers] Yet be sad ... / For, by my faith, it very well becomes you
2H6 I.ii.22[Gloucester to Duchess] My troublous dreams this night doth make me sad
2H6 III.i.218[King to all] myself bewails good Gloucester's case / With sad unhelpful tears
3H6 II.i.67[Messenger to all, of York's head being displayed] The saddest spectacle that e'er I viewed
3H6 II.iii.9[George to all] Our hap is loss, our hope but sad despair
3H6 III.ii.110[Richard to Edward, of Lady Grey] she looks very sad [F only]
AC III.ii.4[Enobarbus to Agrippa] Octavia weeps / To part from Rome; Caesar is sad
AC III.xi.17[Antony to his followers] Pray you, look not sad
CE IV.ii.4[Adriana to Luciana, of Antipholus of Syracuse] Looked he or red or pale, or sad or merrily? [or: sense 1]
CE V.i.45[Adriana to Abbess, of Antipholus of Ephesus] This week he hath been heavy, sour, sad [or: sense 1]
Cor IV.i.25[Coriolanus to Cominius, of Volumnia and Virgilia] Tell these sad women / 'Tis fond to wail inevitable strokes
E3 II.i.195[Countess to King Edward] Sorry I am to see my liege so sad
E3 II.i.296[Warwick to King Edward] How is it that my sovereign is so sad?
E3 III.i.140[King John to Mariner, of the French defeat] Relate ... / The sad discourse of this discomfiture
H5 IV.chorus.25[Chorus, of the English] their gesture sad, / Investing lank-lean cheeks and war-worn coats
H8 I.ii.126[King Henry to Queen Katherine] You shall hear ... Things to strike honour sad
H8 III.i.1[Queen Katherine to Gentlewoman] My soul grows sad with troubles
JC II.i.290[Brutus to Portia] You are ... / As dear to me as are the ruddy drops / That visit my sad heart
KJ II.i.544[Lewis the Dauphin to King Philip, of Constance] She is sad and passionate at your highness' tent
KJ III.iii.2[King John to Arthur] Cousin, look not sad!
KJ IV.i.11[Arthur to Hubert] You are sad
KJ V.i.44[Bastard to King John] But wherefore do you droop? Why look you sad?
KJ V.ii.26[Salisbury to his companions, of themselves] born to see so sad an hour as this
KJ V.v.15[Lewis the Dauphin to Messenger] I did not think to be so sad tonight
KL V.iii.287.1[Kent to Lear] I ... / Have followed your sad steps
KL V.iii.321[Albany to all] The weight of this sad time we must obey
LLL V.ii.391[Princess to King] Amazed, my lord? Why looks your highness sad?
Luc.1129[Lucrece, as if to Philomel] Make thy sad grove in my dishevelled hair
Luc.1179[Lucrece, of Collatine] he may vow in that sad hour of mine / Revenge
Luc.1221[of Lucrece's maid] sorts a sad look to her lady's sorrow
Luc.1324[] To see sad sights moves more than hear them told
Luc.1386[of people in a picture] one might see those far-off eyes look sad
Luc.1457[of a picture] On this sad shadow Lucrece spends her eyes
Luc.1496[] So Lucrece, set a-work, sad tales doth tell
Luc.1591[of Lucrece and Collatine] Amazedly in her sad face he stares
Luc.1612[of Lucrece] Begins the sad dirge of her certain ending
Luc.1662[of Collatine] With sad set eyes and wretched arms across
Luc.1699[of Lucrece and the lords] she, that yet her sad task hath not said, / The protestation stops
Luc.262[of Lucrece's fear] Which struck her sad
Luc.556[of a mouse and a cat] Her sad behaviour feeds his vulture folly
MA I.iii.13[Don John to Conrade] I must be sad when I have cause
MA I.iii.2[Conrade to Don John] Why are you thus out of measure sad?
MA II.i.265[Don Pedro to Claudio] Wherefore are you sad?
MA V.iv.120[Benedick to Don Pedro] Prince, thou art sad; get thee a wife
Mac IV.iii.2.1[Malcolm to Macduff] Let us seek out some desolate shade, and there / Weep our sad bosoms empty
MM III.ii.48[Lucio to Pompey] Which is the way? Is it sad, and few words?
Per V.i.162[Pericles to Marina] This is the rarest dream / That e'er dull sleep did mock sad fools withal
R2 I.iii.209[King Richard to John of Gaunt, of Bolingbroke's banishment] Thy sad aspect / Hath from the number of his banished years / Plucked four away
R2 II.i.16[John of Gaunt to York, of King Richard] My death's sad tale may yet undeaf his ear
R2 II.ii.1[Bushy to Queen Isabel] your majesty is too much sad
R2 II.iv.12[Captain to Salisbury] Rich men look sad
R2 III.ii.156[King Richard to all] let us sit upon the ground / And tell sad stories of the death of kings
R2 III.iv.98[Queen Isabel to her ladies] What was I born to this – that my sad look / Should grace the triumph of great Bolingbroke?
R2 V.ii.4.2[Duchess of York to York, of where he paused] At that sad stop
R3 I.ii.160[Richard to Anne] thy warlike father, like a child, / Told the sad story of my father's death
R3 I.ii.210[Richard to Anne] leave these sad designs / To him that hath more cause to be a mourner
R3 IV.iii.8[Tyrrel alone, of Dighton and Forrest] Wept like two children in their death's sad story
R3 IV.iv.114[Queen Margaret to Duchess of York] Queen of sad mischance!
R3 IV.iv.252[King Richard to Queen Elizabeth] in the Lethe of thy angry soul / Thou drown the sad remembrance of those wrongs / Which thou supposest I have done to thee
R3 V.iii.2[King Richard to Surrey] why look you so sad? [or: sense 1]
RJ I.i.161.2[Romeo to Benvolio] Ay me! sad hours seem long
RJ IV.v.87[Capulet to all] Turn ... / Our wedding cheer to a sad burial feast
RJ V.iii.307[Prince to all] Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things
Sonn.153.12[] I, sick withal, the help of bath desired, / And thither hied, a sad distempered guest
Sonn.30.11Then can I grieve at grievances foregone, / And heavily from woe to woe tell o'er / The sad account of fore-bemoaned moan
Sonn.56.9[]Let this sad interim like the ocean be / Which parts the shore
Sonn.57.11[] I ... like a sad slave stay and think of nought / Save where you are
TC III.i.71[Helen to Pandarus] to make a sweet lady sad is a sour offence
TG III.i.230[Proteus to Valentine] Sad sighs, deep groans
TG IV.ii.53[Host to disguised Julia] How now? Are you sadder than you were before?
TG IV.iv.86[Proteus to disguised Julia] Your message done, hie home unto my chamber, / Where thou shalt find me sad and solitary
Tim II.ii.225[Timon to Flavius] Prithee be not sad
Tit III.i.13[Titus to himself] in the dust I write / My heart's deep languor and my soul's sad tears
Tit III.ii.83[Titus to Lavinia] I'll to thy closet, and go read with thee / Sad stories chanced in the times of old
Tit V.ii.121[Titus to Marcus] 'Tis sad Titus calls
Tit V.ii.28[disguised Tamora to Titus] Know, thou sad man, I am not Tamora [or: sense 1]
Tit V.iii.175[Roman to Lucius] You sad Andronici, have done with woes
TN I.i.33[Valentine to Orsino, of Olivia] A brother's dead love, which she would keep fresh / And lasting, in her sad remembrance
TN II.iv.51[Feste singing] come away, death, / And in sad cypress let me be laid
TNK I.i.35.1[Theseus to Third Queen] Sad lady, rise
TNK II.iii.20[Gaoler's Daughter alone, of Palamon] his songs are sad ones
TS III.ii.97[Baptista to Petruchio] First were we sad, fearing you would not come, / Now sadder that you come so unprovided
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