What does sadly mean?

Definitions for sadly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sadly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadly, unhappily(adverb)

    in an unfortunate way

    "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

  2. sadly(adverb)

    with sadness; in a sad manner

    "`She died last night,' he said sadly"

  3. deplorably, lamentably, sadly, woefully(adverb)

    in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

    "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"

Wiktionary

  1. sadly(Adverb)

    In a sad manner; sorrowfully.

  2. sadly(Adverb)

    Unfortunately, sad to say.

  3. sadly(Adverb)

    Deeply, completely.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sadly(adverb)

    wearily; heavily; firmly

  2. Sadly(adverb)

    seriously; soberly; gravely

  3. Sadly(adverb)

    grievously; deeply; sorrowfully; miserably

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4628

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Adverbs Frequency: #299

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sadly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Susan Burke:

    The health hazards, sadly, are all too clear to me.

  2. Celeste Holm:

    We live by encouragement and die without it--slowly, sadly, angrily.

  3. Fuller:

    He who will not freely and sadly confess that he is much a fool is all a fool.

  4. Chen Shih-chih:

    We tried to give them assurances so they wouldn't do something stupid and to reconsider, but sadly they committed suicide and we feel deep regret.

  5. Patricia Davidson:

    Sadly nursing is often regarded as ` women’s work ’ and sadly fails to recognize the science and intellectual depth of nursing as a STEM profession.

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