Definitions for sadly
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sadly
in an unfortunate way
"sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"
with sadness; in a sad manner
"`She died last night,' he said sadly"
deplorably, lamentably, sadly, woefully(adverb)
in an unfortunate or deplorable manner
"he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Sadly, we're going to miss their wedding.
feeling sad or showing sadness
She sat sadly by his side.; She gazed sadly into the distance.
In a sad manner; sorrowfully.
Unfortunately, sad to say.
wearily; heavily; firmly
seriously; soberly; gravely
grievously; deeply; sorrowfully; miserably
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4628
Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Adverbs Frequency: #299
Translations for sadly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He stared sadly at the ruins of his house.
- بِحُزْنٍ، بِصورةٍ حَزينَهArabic
- tristementePortuguese (BR)
- λυπημένα, μελαγχολικάGreek
- दुर्भाग्यवश सेHindi
- tužno, žalosnoCroatian
- dengan sedihIndonesian
- bēdīgi; skumjiLatvian
- dengan sedihMalay
- trist, sørgmodig, vemodigNorwegian
- په خپګان، په غمجنه توګهPashto
- üzgün bir şekildeTurkish
- 悲傷地Chinese (Trad.)
- اداسی سےUrdu
- một cách buồn bãVietnamese
- 悲痛地Chinese (Simp.)
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