Sadness is an emotion that people experience it from the loss of a loved one or something important. What make us sad varies greatly based on personal and cultural notions of loss. While sadness is often considered a “negative” emotion, it plays an important role in signaling a need to receive help or comfort.
Sadness is a range of emotional states that we can experience including everything from mild disappointment to extreme despair and anguish. Sadness can also be experienced along with other emotions, such as: