What does sadly mean?

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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

How to pronounce sadly?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Celeste Holm:

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

  2. Thomas Markle:

    Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding, i have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health.

  3. Port Authority spokesman José Carmona:

    Sadly, she died on impact.

  4. 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.

  5. Cometan:

    Sadly, I know not clearly of the subject of physics. Instead, I learn of the complex human nature, the epic mind, The Grand Cosmos, and the unknownness beyond the edge of The Cosmos known as The Universe.

Images & Illustrations of sadly

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