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Synonyms for sadlysad·ly

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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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How to use sadly in a sentence?

  1. Stephanie Cinque:

    Very sadly, this is a great example of how complicated it is. Jeremys legacy now, too, is creating the space for that conversation.

  2. Joe Allbaugh:

    The culture in Oklahoma has been to' lock'em up and throw away the key,' but sadly, when non-violent offenders and first-time offenders come into the system, we do not have enough correctional officers to protect them. These greenhorns are forced to join a gang. It's a mess.

  3. Jeff Davis:

    This happened during a routine training mission and sadly did kill both pilots, the cause is currently under investigation.

  4. Hugh Hefner:

    Over the course of my life I've had more than my fair share of romantic relationships with wonderful women, many moved on to live happy, healthy, and productive lives, and I'm pleased to say remain dear friends today. Sadly, there are a few who have chosen to rewrite history in an attempt to stay in the spotlight. I guess, as the old saying goes: You can't win 'em all!

  5. Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    Sadly, Acting Secretary Modly's actions and words demonstrate his failure to prioritize the force protection of our troops.

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