sadness

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sadness

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [deep, extreme, total, complete, utter] sadness
  2. [a look, an expression] of [deep] sadness
  3. plunged into [deep] sadness
  4. sadness washed over [her, the child, the family]
  5. felt sadness from [losing, being, having]
  6. the sadness of losing a [loved, cherished] one
  7. sadness [caused, brought on] by
  8. felt utter sadness at [leaving, losing]
  9. the sadness that [accompanies, comes with]
  10. the [joy, thrill, delight] turned into sadness
  11. the [news, event, passing away] brought immense sadness
  12. nothing but sadness in her heart
  13. a sudden [wave, pang, twinge, feeling] of sadness
  14. a source of [huge, immense, profound] sadness
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