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sorrowful +‎ -ly

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sorrowfully (comparative more sorrowfully, superlative most sorrowfully)

  1. In a sorrowful manner; with sorrow and regret.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
      Sorrowfully Dorothy left the Throne Room and went back where the Lion and the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman were waiting to hear what Oz had said to her. "There is no hope for me," she said sadly, "for Oz will not send me home until I have killed the Wicked Witch of the West; and that I can never do."

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