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"
In a sad manner; sorrowfully.
Unfortunately, sad to say.
wearily; heavily; firmly
seriously; soberly; gravely
grievously; deeply; sorrowfully; miserably
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4628
Rank popularity for the word 'sadly' in Adverbs Frequency: #299
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sadly the American dream is dead.
The health hazards, sadly, are all too clear to me.
Of the 34 survivors, sadly I'm the only one who made it back here.
We live by encouragement and die without it--slowly, sadly, angrily.
Sadly what we're witnessing in Washington is gotcha politics in action.
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