Unhappy but having learned from one’s mistakes, as in Sadder but wiser, she’s never going near poison ivy again. The pairing of these two adjectives was first recorded in Samuel Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798).
adjective, sadder, saddest. 1. affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrowful or mournful: to feel sad because a close friend has moved away. 2. expressive of or characterized by sorrow: sad looks; a sad song. 3. causing sorrow: a sad disappointment; sad news. 4. (of color) somber, dark, or dull; drab. 5. deplorably bad; sorry: a […]
[suhd-duhr-muh-poo n-duhr-ee-kuh] /sʌdˈdʌr mə pʊnˈdʌr i kə/ noun, Buddhism. 1. a Mahayana sutra, forming with its references to Amida and the Bodhisattvas the basis for the doctrine that there is something of Buddha in everyone, so that salvation is universally available: a central text of Mahayana Buddhism.
noun 1. a seat for a rider on the back of a horse or other animal. 2. a similar seat on a bicycle, tractor, etc. 3. a part of a harness laid across the back of an animal and girded under the belly, to which the terrets and checkhook are attached. 4. something resembling a […]
noun 1. any of various animals having markings on the back that resemble a saddle, as a male harp seal. noun 1. a marking resembling a saddle on the backs of various animals 2. a breed of black pig with a white band across its back 3. a rare bird of New Zealand, Philesturnus carunculatus, […]