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  1. sadly, unhappilyadverb

    in an unfortunate way

    "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

    Synonyms:
    woefully, deplorably, lamentably, unhappily

    Antonyms:
    happily

  2. sadlyadverb

    with sadness; in a sad manner

    "`She died last night,' he said sadly"

    Synonyms:
    woefully, deplorably, lamentably, unhappily

    Antonyms:
    happily

  3. deplorably, lamentably, sadly, woefullyadverb

    in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

    "he was sadly neglected"; "it was woefully inadequate"

    Synonyms:
    woefully, unhappily, lamentably, deplorably

    Antonyms:
    happily

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#4184unfortunately
#5071sad
#11756sadly
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#36224tragically
#49030regrettably
#55734woefully
#69306unhappily
#86382regretfully
#88164pathetically
#138502depressingly
#204407lamentably

How to use sadly in a sentence?

  1. Kate Delaney:

    And Kate Delaney, sports commentator and author strongly credits drugs and steroids for the loss of wrestlers through the years. Sadly its steroids fueled with alcohol addiction and sometimes completing the trifecta of abuse – drugs, chyna had a drug addiction many others do and Marc Siegel couple that with steroid abuse it's a lethal cocktail.

  2. Arthur Caplan:

    The revelation that rationing occurs in the healthcare system is shocking only because most people never faced it, if you didn't have insurance, if you were homeless, you were rationed. It always has been sadly true, it just doesn't get anybody's attention.

  3. Bernhard Schwartländer:

    Sadly, it is clear that the vested interests of the tobacco industry have been able to corrupt the national law discussions with a series of superficially compelling yet completely false arguments.

  4. The English FA:

    As we are sadly aware, this is not the first time our players have been subjected to this level of abuse and there is no place for this kind of behavior in society, let alone in football. We will be asking UEFA to investigate as a matter of urgency.

  5. Kristan Hawkins:

    Handing out deadly drugs through United States is a disaster waiting to happen, risking women's lives to make a political point and a quick profit makes no sense, and United States sadly anticipate horror stories when inevitably something goes wrong.


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