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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sadly, unhappilyadverb

    in an unfortunate way

    "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

  2. sadlyadverb

    with sadness; in a sad manner

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

  3. deplorably, lamentably, sadly, woefullyadverb

    in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

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

Wiktionary

  1. sadlyadverb

    In a sad manner; sorrowfully.

  2. sadlyadverb

    Unfortunately, sad to say.

  3. sadlyadverb

    Deeply, completely.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sadlyadverb

    wearily; heavily; firmly

  2. Sadlyadverb

    seriously; soberly; gravely

  3. Sadlyadverb

    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

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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

Examples of sadly in a Sentence

  1. Helen Gluckman:

    I’m not sure we have learnt anything, sadly, I have lost confidence in our politicians completely.

  2. El Kaliouby:

    Sadly, universities will not be able to tell the difference between a student who has studied hard over and over, and drove hundreds of miles to attempt to take the test, and those kids who didn't even try. A no-score looks the same -- it's a no-score.

  3. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson:

    Sadly, we’ve been through this before, and we know how devastating these storms can be.

  4. President Trump:

    Finally, I want to deliver a message to the long-suffering people of Iran : The people of America stand with you, it has now been almost 40 years since this dictatorship seized power and took a proud nation hostage.Most of Iran’s 80 million citizens have sadly never known an Iran that prospered in peace with its neighbors and commanded the admiration of the world.

  5. Douglas Wigdor:

    It is incredible in this day and age that one could even fathom that a legitimate rape victim was part of a conspiracy by a rival firm to harm Uber, sadly, these views, coupled with the scrutiny of private medical records, support rape culture and must end.

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