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adverb as in regretfully

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Example Sentences

I can still remember the letter from Ambrose that the editor triumphantly - sorry, I meant sorrowfully - showed me.

Romney manages to speak highly and sorrowfully of the freedom agenda, and thus to praise Bush.

He was a dissident,” Havel told me sorrowfully “before he was a man.

"I have told you three times, my son, to shut the gate," said the gentleman sorrowfully.

Then she jumped down and sat on the floor, looking at the chair, and mewing sorrowfully.

When it was given, he took it sorrowfully up in his arms and carried it away to the waiting troop.

"Yes, I'll write," nodded Quentina, backing sorrowfully away.

"It couldna ha'e been worse," said Jenny Maitland sorrowfully to her next door neighbor.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sorrowfully, such as: dolefully, in sadness, in sorrow, sadly, and weepingly.

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