Sadly Adjective Synonyms
unfortunately, alas, unhappily, unluckily, lamentably, regrettably, deplorably, sad to relate
Sadly, all our oldest oaks were uprooted in the hurricane.
Sadly Verb Synonyms
unhappily, gloomily, morosely, mournfully, despondently, miserably, wretchedly, dejectedly, dismally, sombrely, lugubriously
He told me sadly that he did not expect to return to England again.