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- v. To make sad, to upset.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make sad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make sorrowful; sadden.
From Old French (and modern) French contrister, from Latin contristare, from con- + tristis ‘sad’. (Wiktionary)