Sentence Adverb: Definition, Example, & List

Sentence Adverb

A sentence adverb is an adverb that is used in a sentence, where an adverb transforms the verb of any sentence.

Sentence adverbs usually end in “-ly,” or it can be used along with a comma in a sentence, respectively. In most cases, a sentence adverb is used at the beginning of a sentence and modified the whole sentence.

Examples of Sentence Adverbs

  1. Accidentally, the gold mine was found in Africa.
  2. Recently, she bought a precious ornament for her wedding.
  3. Hopefully, the refugees are waiting to get some help from an Embassy.
  4. This case has been handled very confidentially by the investigators.
  5. A lady has accidentally hit a person sitting on his bike.
  6. Her voice has been recorded clearly in the studio.
  7. Unfortunately, the incident occurred in one of my neighbor’s house.
  8. The championship league is held annually.
  9. Thankfully, the highways are free of dust and traffic to drive over.
  10. Queen victoria dressed beautifully.
  11. The blueprint of the project is attractively designed.
  12. He carefully considered the project as it is very important.
  13. The designer so skillfully designs the frame.
  14. They have completely done their trekking task.
  15. Basically, my words are not for those who are not serious about their future.
  16. He recently purchased an expensive Diamond necklace.
  17. The captain of our team was seriously injured during the match.
  18. Surprisingly, a person came to me and started asking some random questions.
  19. The professor gave some specific explanations, which is theoretically proved.
  20. He intelligently handled the situation in front of the principal.
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List of Sentence Adverbs

  • Actually
  • Seriously
  • Hopefully
  • Apparently
  • Regrettably
  • Fortunately
  • Basically
  • Ideally
  • Strangely
  • Briefly
  • Incidentally
  • Surprisingly
  • Certainly
  • Thankfully
  • Clearly
  • Interestingly
  • Theoretically
  • Convincibly
  • Truthfully
  • Confidentially
  • Naturally
  • Ultimately
  • Curiously
  • Predictably
  • Wisely
  • Evidently
  • Presumably
  • Indeed
  • Truly
  • Really
  • Thoughtfully
  • Dangerously
  • Exclusively
  • Sequentially 
  • Confidently
  • Fundamentally
  • Essentially
  • Absolutely
  • Distinctly
  • Presently 

More Type of Adverb: Conjunctive Adverb