from The Century Dictionary.
- To relieve from sadness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To relieve from sadness; to cheer.
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- verb transitive To relieve from
sadness; to cheer.
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It needed all the sunshine of my September day to unsadden them, not from the rainy gloom in which I had left them then, but from the pensive associations of the years between.
He bowed assent and compliance; went to the glass; and began to untwist and unsadden his features; pulled his wig right, as if that, as well as his head and heart had been discomposed by his compunction, and once more became old Lucifer’s and mine.