Definition of sorrowfully in US English:



  • See sorrowful

    • ‘‘That's the longest you'll been gone,’ she added sorrowfully.’
    • ‘He sorrowfully mumbled his last lines with his head trapped in the curtains.’
    • ‘However, upon arriving on campus, I sorrowfully discovered that this club was hibernating.’
    • ‘But, as Irwine would doubtless point out, sorrowfully but firmly, the security of England's institutions is more important than the fate of a light-headed milkmaid.’
    • ‘Finally, he experienced a sort of seizure, and I watched sorrowfully as his wife wheeled him away.’