The adjective «wicked» stands out among other options:
First of all, it is not a synonym for the word «sad».
Second, it is a tricky adjective since in American and British English it has got different meanings.
This is what you will learn from my favourite dictionary:
1 behaving in a way that is morally wrong [= evil]:
— the wicked stepmother in ‘Hansel and Gretel’
2 informal behaving badly in a way that is amusing:
— Carl had a wicked grin on his face as he crept up behind Ellen.
3 spoken informal very good:
— That’s a wicked bike!
Wicked word, is it not?
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