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adverb as in regrettably

adverb as in miserably

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Example Sentences

Unhappily I was right: Mitt Romney could—and did—win the first debate.

That these all appear unhappily transformed does not mean the new world order is a profoundly broken one.

Despite ending unhappily—you know what they say about not eating the yellow snow?

For a writer of talent, your letter is so unhappily composed.

But green Chartreuse unhappily is not innocent; it is more than a spirit, it is a powerful drug.

Unhappily thousands of harmless citizens were slaughtered side by side with the mutineers.

But with Georgie, unhappily for herself, her promise bound her as tightly as the most terrible oath.

Unhappily there are but few modes of exercise in-doors adapted for women.

Unhappily he was given over to a strong delusion, and the blind multitude eagerly followed their blind leader.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unhappily, such as: sadly, lamentably, unfortunately, and unluckily.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.