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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sad  \Sad\  (s[a^]d),  a.  [Compar.  {Sadder};  supperl.  {Saddest}.] 
  [OE.  sad  sated,  tired,  satisfied,  firm,  steadfast,  AS  s[ae]d 
  satisfied,  sated;  akin  to  D.  zat,  OS  sad,  G.  satt,  OHG.  sat, 
  Icel.  sa[eth]r,  saddr,  Goth.  sa[thorn]s,  Lith.  sotus,  L.  sat, 
  satis,  enough,  satur  sated,  Gr  'a`menai  to  satiate,  'a`dnh 
  enough.  Cf  {Assets},  {Sate},  {Satiate},  {Satisfy}, 
  1.  Sated;  satisfied;  weary;  tired.  [Obs.] 
  Yet  of  that  art  they  can  not  waxen  sad,  For  unto 
  them  it  is  a  bitter  sweet.  --Chaucer. 
  2.  Heavy;  weighty;  ponderous;  close  hard.  [Obs.,  except  in  a 
  few  phrases;  as  sad  bread.] 
  His  hand,  more  sad  than  lump  of  lead.  --Spenser. 
  Chalky  lands  are  naturally  cold  and  sad.  --Mortimer. 
  3.  Dull;  grave;  dark;  somber;  --  said  of  colors. 
  ``Sad-colored  clothes.''  --Walton. 
  Woad,  or  wade,  is  used  by  the  dyers  to  lay  the 
  foundation  of  all  sad  colors.  --Mortimer. 
  4.  Serious;  grave;  sober;  steadfast;  not  light  or  frivolous. 
  [Obs.]  ``Ripe  and  sad  courage.''  --Chaucer. 
  Lady  Catharine,  a  sad  and  religious  woman.  --Bacon. 
  Which  treaty  was  wisely  handled  by  sad  and  discrete 
  counsel  of  both  parties.  --Ld.  Berners 
  5.  Affected  with  grief  or  unhappiness;  cast  down  with 
  affliction;  downcast;  gloomy;  mournful. 
  First  were  we  sad,  fearing  you  would  not  come  Now 
  sadder,  that  you  come  so  unprovided.  --Shak. 
  The  angelic  guards  ascended,  mute  and  sad.  --Milton. 
  6.  Afflictive;  calamitous;  causing  sorrow;  as  a  sad 
  accident;  a  sad  misfortune. 
  7.  Hence  bad  naughty;  troublesome;  wicked.  [Colloq.]  ``Sad 
  tipsy  fellows,  both  of  them.''  --I.  Taylor. 
  Note:  Sad  is  sometimes  used  in  the  formation  of 
  self-explaining  compounds;  as  sad-colored,  sad-eyed, 
  sad-hearted,  sad-looking,  and  the  like 
  {Sad  bread},  heavy  bread.  [Scot.  &  Local,  U.S.]  --Bartlett. 
  Syn:  Sorrowful;  mournful;  gloomy;  dejected;  depressed; 
  cheerless;  downcast;  sedate;  serious;  grave;  grievous; 
  afflictive;  calamitous. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sad  \Sad\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  sorrowful;  to  sadden.  [Obs.] 
  How  it  sadded  the  minister's  spirits!  --H.  Peters. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  experiencing  or  showing  or  causing  sorrow  or  unhappiness; 
  "feeling  sad  because  his  dog  had  died";  "a  sad  movie"; 
  "sad  news";  "Better  by  far  that  you  should  forget  and 
  smile  /  Than  that  you  should  remember  and  be  sad"- 
  Christina  Rossetti  [ant:  {glad}] 
  2:  experiencing  or  marked  by  or  causing  sadness  or  sorrow  or 
  discontent;  "unhappy  over  her  departure";  "unhappy  with 
  her  raise";  "after  the  argument  they  lapsed  into  an 
  unhappy  silence";  "had  an  unhappy  time  at  school";  "the 
  unhappy  (or  sad)  news";  "he  looks  so  sad"  [syn:  {unhappy}] 
  [ant:  {happy}] 
  3:  expressive  of  sorrow;  "When  I  am  dead,  my  dearest,  /  Sing  no 
  sad  songs  for  me"-  Christina  Rossetti 
  4:  very  bad  "my  finances  were  in  a  deplorable  state";  "a 
  lamentable  decision";  "her  clothes  were  in  sad  shape";  "a 
  sorry  state  of  affairs"  [syn:  {deplorable},  {distressing}, 
  {lamentable},  {pitiful},  {sorry}] 
  v  :  make  unhappy;  'The  news  of  her  death  saddened  me'  [syn:  {sadden}] 
  [ant:  {gladden}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {Systems  Analysis  Definition} 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Serial  Analog  Delay 

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