Translation of sadly in Spanish:
- 1.1 (sorrowfully)(smile/speak)the flowers drooped sadly in their potscon tristezalas flores languidecían en las macetasExample sentences1.2 (regrettably) See examples: the garden had been sadly neglected
he is sadly lacking in tacthabían descuidado el jardín de manera lamentableyou are sadly mistakenlamentablemente no tiene nada de tacto1.3 (unfortunately) (sentence adv) sadly, he doesn't have the experiencecometes un grave errorExample sentences
- Near the end of the meal I looked up at my two brilliant companions and smiled sadly and shyly.
- They started dancing, and I smiled sadly, wishing I had a relationship even half as wonderful as theirs.
- I look up at him and he's smiling so sadly that tears cloud my eyes before I can even look down.
- I myself have long hoped to be a minion to Cruella Deville, but sadly my youthful dreams have been to no avail.
- I pity their unhappy lives, but sadly there isn't a terrible great deal I can do to get them out and away from it.
- And sadly, it's not terribly different from what is actually being done in some churches.
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