Antonyms
Etymology

1. sadly

adverb. ['ˈsædli'] in an unfortunate way.

Antonyms

  • gayly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sad (English)
  • sad (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sadly

  • stradley
  • spradley
  • gladly
  • bradley
  • shadley
  • radley
  • padley
  • madly
  • ladley
  • hadley
  • chadli
  • badly
  • badley
  • adley

Example sentences of the word sadly


1. Adverb
For fun, include a picture of yourself standing sadly beside the charred meat.

Quotes containing the word sadly


1. The other day I got a text from a boy, but it wasn't hot. I mean, if you're going to text me every day, you haven't seen me for months and you're trying to seduce me, you'd better spice up that text and make it more exciting than 'How was your day? I hope you're having a beautiful one.' Sadly, I haven't been doing a lot of kissing lately.
- Chloe Sevigny

2. I don't mean to be rude—"he began, in a tone that threatened rudeness in every syllable."Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often,"Dumbledore finished the sentence gravely.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
- Washington Irving

2. sadly

adverb. ['ˈsædli'] in an unfortunate or deplorable manner.

Synonyms

  • deplorably
  • woefully

Antonyms

  • blithely
  • merrily
  • mirthfully

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sad (English)
  • sad (Middle English (1100-1500))
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