What Does HSIT Mean in a Text?

HSIT means "How Sad Is That." The term "how sad it that?" is typically used to criticize someone's actions (including your own actions). HSIT usually denotes that the action was a geeky or boring activity. It strongly suggests the person carrying out the activity should have been doing something more exciting or appropriate.

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meaning of HSIT

How sad is that (HSIT) is used to express disgust or disapproval. It might also be used to have a laugh at your or someone else's expense.

Summary of Key Points

"How Sad Is That?" is the most common definition for HSIT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:How Sad Is That?
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of HSIT in Sentences

Here are examples of HSIT being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I arranged all my books into alphabetical order yesterday. HSIT?
  • Jordan: Yes, very, especially as you only arranged them by color last week.
  • Tony: I scoffed a whole box of diary milk chocolates this morning for breakfast. HSIT?
  • Jordan: I have no words.

An Academic Look at HSIT

HSIT is used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). In other words, it is not used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

Of note, HSIT is usually a rhetorical question (i.e., one that is asked without the expectation of an answer.)

Example of HSIT Used in a Text

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