What does sadly mean?

Definitions for sadly
sad·ly

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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce sadly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sadly in sign language?

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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. Jerry Mathers:

    We’ve had reunions, it’s probably more like how you are with people you went to school with. If anything important happens in their lives or with their grandchildren, because we all have grandchildren now, we reach out. And when someone marries. And sadly, when someone passes. Whoever finds out first calls the rest of us.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The majority of people have got the government as they deserve for their depravity; but sadly it is not they but others in extreme minority who are safeguarding somewhat humanity in life get often the maximum punishment.

  3. Philippe Grandjean:

    So the negative effects on immune functions appear to be lasting, sadly, there is very little that an exposed resident can do, once the exposure has led to an increased amount of PFASs in the body.

  4. Ren Leppens:

    Sadly, the likelihood of being able to successfully re-float the remaining whales was extremely low, the remote location, lack of nearby personnel and the whales' deteriorating condition meant the most humane thing to do was to euthanize.

  5. Katie Cassidy:

    My dad was a wonderful, wonderful person. Sadly, he had some demons, there is a silver lining in all of that. You live and learn and it has brought my family closer together so I’m grateful for that.

Images & Illustrations of sadly

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