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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 saddening
 小變形鍛造; 輕軋

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sad·den v. t. [imp. & p. p. Saddened p. pr. & vb. n. Saddening.] To make sad. Specifically: (a) To render heavy or cohesive. [Obs.]
    Marl is binding, and saddening of land is the great prejudice it doth to clay lands.   --Mortimer.
 (b) To make dull- or sad-colored, as cloth. (c) To make grave or serious; to make melancholy or sorrowful.
    Her gloomy presence saddens all the scene.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 saddening
      adj : causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy
            outlook"; "gloomy news" [syn: depressing, depressive,
             gloomy]