Sadly

[Sad┬Ěly]

In an unfortunate way

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Wearily; heavily; firmly.

Adverb
in an unfortunate way; "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

Adverb
in an unfortunate or deplorable manner; "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"

Adverb
with sadness; in a sad manner; "`She died last night,'' he said sadly"


adv.
Wearily; heavily; firmly.

adv.
Seriously; soberly; gravely.

adv.
Grievously; deeply; sorrowfully; miserably.


Sadly

Sad"ly, adv. 1. Wearily; heavily; firmly. [Obs.]
In go the spears full sadly in arest.
2. Seriously; soberly; gravely. [Obs.]
To tell thee sadly, shepherd, without blame Or our neglect, we lost her as we came.
3. Grievously; deeply; sorrowfully; miserably. "He sadly suffers in their grief." Dryden.

Wearily; heavily; firmly.

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Usage Examples

I do believe sadly it's going to take some diseases coming back to realize that we need to change and develop vaccines that are safe.

From cell phones to computers, quality is improving and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer the public the best product at the best price. But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system.

My sisters have been baptized and my dad is a deacon at his church now. Sadly my mother passed away but what I can say is that the Jehovah Witnesses took very good care of her up until she died.

The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

I've exchanged messages and photos of an explicit nature with about six women over the last three years. For the most part, these communications took place before my marriage, though some have sadly took place after. To be clear, I have never met any of these women or had physical relationships at any time.

Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked.

Nowadays, many Americans have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day. At cemeteries across the country, the graves of the fallen are sadly ignored, and worse, neglected.

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