deep, great, overwhelming, profound, real
hint, tinge, touch

There was a hint of sadness in her voice.

be filled with, be full of, feel

Claudia felt a deep sadness.

hear, notice, see, sense

He saw the sadness on her face.

express, show
bring (sb)

I had brought nothing but sadness to my family.

be tinged with

Our joy was tinged with sadness.

fill sth

A deep sadness filled his heart.

creep over sb, overcome sb, overwhelm sb, wash over sb, well up inside sb
with sadness

It was with great sadness that we learned of his death.

sadness about, sadness at, sadness over

He expressed his sadness about what had happened.

sadness for

Kate felt a great sadness for those who had lost their houses.

an air of sadness, an aura of sadness

a lonely place with an air of sadness

a note of sadness
a feeling of sadness, a sense of sadness

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