Grammar Patterns

v it ADJ that

The 'sad' group

These adjectives indicate that something is bad in some way. They are used with verbs such as find.
I find it offensive that I am being accused of giving advice in return for political favours.
He thought it ridiculous that anyone should care about animals so much.
I find it sad that there is so little I can do.
He thought it wrong that when people became unable to look after themselves, they would be uprooted from their community for nursing care far from home.
  • absurd
  • appalling
  • contemptible
  • depressing
  • disappointing
  • discouraging
  • disgraceful
  • distasteful
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • dreadful
  • excessive
  • frustrating
  • galling
  • gross
  • hard
  • horrific
  • immoral
  • inadvisable
  • inequitable
  • intolerable
  • irritating
  • ludicrous
  • maddening
  • offensive
  • ominous
  • outrageous
  • perverse
  • pitiable
  • regrettable
  • ridiculous
  • sad
  • scandalous
  • shocking
  • sickening
  • silly
  • sinister
  • terrible
  • tiresome
  • tragic
  • unacceptable
  • undesirable
  • BROKEN!
  • unforgivable
  • unfortunate
  • unjust
  • unreasonable
  • unsatisfactory
  • wrong
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