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How can you express sadness without using any word non-figuratively related to sadness?

How do you express sadness in writing?

6 Tips for Writing a Sad Story

  1. Tap into your own emotionality. …
  2. Know the difference between sentimentality and truth. …
  3. Leave room to be surprised by specific detail. …
  4. Pair strong emotions with ordinary ones. …
  5. Use backstories to add weight. …
  6. Use sad moments to further character development.

How do you describe sadness?

Sadness is an emotional pain associated with, or characterized by, feelings of disadvantage, loss, despair, grief, helplessness, disappointment and sorrow. An individual experiencing sadness may become quiet or lethargic, and withdraw themselves from others.

How do you describe sadness in someone’s eyes?

Describing Sadness

Their eyebrows will lower and pulled closer together. The inner corners of their eyebrows will be angled up. The corners of their mouth will be drawn downwards. Their lips may be either drawn in tightly or pouting outwards.

How do you describe sadness in the voice?

When someone is depressed, their range of pitch and volume drop, so they tend to speak lower, flatter and softer. Speech also sounds labored, with more pauses, starts and stops. Another key indicator is the tension or relaxation of the vocal cords, which can make speech sound strained or breathy.

What is a metaphor for sadness?

Popular depression metaphors include “feeling drained”, “running on a hamster wheel”, “being under a dark cloud” and “being followed by a black dog”. Read or scan below for all 21 ways of describing depression.

How do you personify sadness?

I come at your worst moment when the clouds turn gray for you. I make you cry when you can’t contain it anymore. You might deny my presence.

What is a metaphor for pain?

Single word metaphorical descriptors included pain that was ‘pinching’, ‘pressing’, ‘crushing’ ‘tight’, or ‘heavy’. Multiple participants described their pain as feeling like their body part in pain was in a ‘vice’, with pressure being exerted on it.