saddening


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
See: lamentable
References in periodicals archive ?
Adam said: "It was deeply saddening to see the news (of the floods) but it's the personal stories that show the real effect of the disaster, and that made us feel that we needed to do something to help.
I must confess though that your article on the Frontline Church Wavertree was upsetting and saddening.
It was saddening that even the courtesy or formality of issuing a show cause notice was not considered necessary," Singh said.