What Does :( Mean In Texting? (Explained With Examples)

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Slang & Language Enthusiast

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You’re wondering what 🙁 means in texting? That’s easy, just read this article and you will find your answer! We’re going to explain what it means and provide you with some examples of how to use it…

What does 🙁 Mean in Texting?

When people type the 🙁 emoticon, it is a sign that they are sad about something. This emoticon represents a sad face, the colon being the eyes and the bracket is the mouth pointing downward, representing sadness.

People use this emoticon in various situations, when they are sad, worried or just aren’t feeling well.

Alternative Meanings

It can also mean a few other things, but it would be rare to see them used this way…

  • Unhappy
  • Depressed

Examples of 🙁 in Text Slang

Example 1

  • Emily – My boyfriend left me 🙁
  • Nino – Damn, that sucks, I’m here if you need anyone to talk to.

Example 2

  • Wesley – Why did you run away so fast when we met today?
  • Tia  – Sorry, I’m really in a bad mood, going through some stuff 🙁

Example 3

  • Denzel – I have so much work to do 🙁
  • Maggie – I feel you, I’m super tired 🙁

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