Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To relieve from sadness; to cheer.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sadden

Examples

  • 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.

    London Films

  • 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.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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