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
The numerical value of sadly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sadly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sadly the American dream is dead.
Sadly, Walter did not make it, but Virginia did.
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.
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