Language is the easiest way to express our thoughts and feelings, and these words and phrases rounded up by Dictionary.com reflect our disappointments, fears, and despair very well. See the saddest words and phrases of the English language below, and you'd be surprised at how often we use them :(
1. Back to school
Remember when you hated this feeling? Summer vacay is gone, and it's time for the students to face reality. When you become a mom, this sad phrase gets even sadder when it means less time with the little one!
Well, this is pretty obvious, the staple word for farewell—synonymous to 'the end.'
Experiencing loss in love is painful. When you suffer a heartbreak, you feel like your chest is bursting with so much sorrow and grief.
4. If only
5. It might have been
A synonym of sad, but quieter—enough said.
A supposedly positive emotion, but Dictionary.com explains that if the word 'unrequited' is beside it, it becomes a different story. How agonizing is it to love someone who could never be yours?
This happens when one is habitually in the state of sadness.
When you hear doctors say this term, it almost always means that the end is near. Almost.
10. What party?
The site says that's it's about finding out about parties you never got invites from. OP much?