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"


  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


  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. Donald Trump:

    Sadly the American dream is dead.

  2. Alexandra Klingelhofer:

    Sadly, Walter did not make it, but Virginia did.

  3. Susan Burke:

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

  4. Kiyokazu Tsuchida:

    Of the 34 survivors, sadly I'm the only one who made it back here.

  5. Celeste Holm:

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

Images & Illustrations of sadly

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