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I have been searching for an idiom for saddened for quite a while now, and am not found an answer that satisfied me.

I have found the idioms below

• down in the dumps- Someone who is down in the dumps is depressed or feeling gloomy.

• down in the mouth- When someone is down in the mouth, they look unhappy, discouraged or depressed.

• face like a wet week-end

however, those didn't suit my needs as the emotion it was expressing was a bit too strong for me, as I was simply describing a scene where the dreary weather influenced my mood (sort of like saddened).

I am thinking if there's any idioms or phases or just words which describes my situation. Thankyou !

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    Having the sads (SADS — seasonal affective disorder syndrome). That’s what many people say in my area in the depths of winter. – Livrecache Jan 27 '18 at 5:40
  • How about "out of sorts". – Steve Lovell Jan 28 '18 at 8:57
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A common idiom is rainy day blues. It's hard to find a dictionary entry, but there are plenty of uses on the internet, including this one from a British newspaper.

It's generally understood to be caused by the weather, temporary, not too serious and with a strong element of boredom - just what you're looking for!

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If you really mean "… due to the weather" then the usual expression would be "under the weather".

How does that not suit your search, please?

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The "winter blahs" or "rainy day blahs" describe this exact feeling. Not abject depression but simply the blahs.

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