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sadness

noun
     
sad‧ness [uncountable]
the state of feeling sad [= unhappiness]
great/deep sadness
She sensed Beth's deep sadness.
It was with great sadness that we learned of his death.
There was a touch of sadness in his voice (=he sounded a little sad).
His relief was tinged with sadness (=he also felt rather sad).

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