Definition of Sadly

1. Adverb. In an unfortunate way. "Sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

Exact synonyms: Unhappily
Antonyms: Happily
Partainyms: Sad



2. Adverb. With sadness; in a sad manner. "`She died last night,' he said sadly"
Partainyms: Sad

3. Adverb. In an unfortunate or deplorable manner. "It was woefully inadequate"
Exact synonyms: Deplorably, Lamentably, Woefully
Partainyms: Deplorable, Sad, Woeful

Definition of Sadly

1. adv. Wearily; heavily; firmly.

Definition of Sadly

1. Adverb. In a sad manner; sorrowfully. ¹

2. Adverb. Unfortunately, sad to say. ¹

3. Adverb. (obsolete) Deeply, completely. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sadly

1. in a sad manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sadly

sadhes
sadhu
sadhus
sadi
sadic
sadiron
sadirons
sadis
sadisms
sadist
sadistic
sadistically
sadists
saditty
sadly (current term)
sadness
sadnesses
sado
sados
sadr
sads
sadster

Literary usage of Sadly

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"They stood for a moment like the lovers in Molière, eyeing each other timidly, sadly, but there was no one to bring them together, to say the necessary word ..."

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