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synonyms for sorrowfully

  • dolefully
  • in sadness
  • in sorrow
  • sadly
  • weepingly
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How to use sorrowfully in a sentence

"I have told you three times, my son, to shut the gate," said the gentleman sorrowfully.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Then she jumped down and sat on the floor, looking at the chair, and mewing sorrowfully.
THE NURSERY, JANUARY 1873, VOL. XIII.VARIOUS
When it was given, he took it sorrowfully up in his arms and carried it away to the waiting troop.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
"Yes, I'll write," nodded Quentina, backing sorrowfully away.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
"It couldna ha'e been worse," said Jenny Maitland sorrowfully to her next door neighbor.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
We found, however, that it was supposed to belong to the French Army, so we returned sorrowfully home.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
On leaving the altar he cast a pitying look on each of the three groups, and bowed his head sorrowfully in secret prayer.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
A Highland sergeant looks sorrowfully on the dying warrior, while two lions sleep at his feet.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
At last the little dog sat down by the roadside, and looked sorrowfully after her master, until he had turned a bend in the road.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
Much of this Friedrich's life has gone off like the smoke of fire-works, has faded sorrowfully, and proved phantasmal.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO SORROWFULLY

  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • dolefully
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully
  • wistfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.