A yellow face with small, open eyes, a slight frown, and furrowed eyebrows, from which a single bead of sweat drips, as if from concern or anxiety. Also known as Disappointed but Relieved Face, suggesting the smiley is upset but is grateful things didn’t turn out worse.
Commonly conveys mild degrees of frustration and sadness. Not to be confused with 😢 Crying Face, 😪 Sleepy Face, or other emojis with tear or sweat droplets.
Sad but Relieved Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Disappointed but Relieved Face” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.