Sadly

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Definition

sadly: unfortunately, the opposite of happily
adverb
Sadly, Xavier Delavigne is now dead.

sad: unhappy, miserable
adjective

Examples

  • "As some of you may know, my great aunt Hilda sadly passed away last week."
  • "But sadly, we have no ice cream."
  • "Sadly, no one has asked me."
  • "Sadly, his fears came true last month when he killed himself by cutting off his own head and jumping into the sea."
  • "Sadly, I must inform you that you have not been selected for the position."
  • "Sadly, it is true that the Perfume Hut recently filed for bankruptcy."
  • "Dear Luna, Sadly, I must bring to your attention the poor performance of my secretary, Doris May PERIOD."
  • "Now, sadly, she is none of these things PERIOD."
  • "Reverend : Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here to mourn the passing of Philip Cheeter, sadly eaten by a bear before his time."
  • "Sadly sitting in the dark, the only sound is that terrible bark, I want to kill the dog!"

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