Definition and Examples of Sentence Adverbs

A sentence adverb is a word that alters an entire sentence or clause within a sentence. A sentence adverb is also called a sentence adverbial or disjunct.

Examples of Sentence Adverbs

Common sentence adverbs include actually, apparently, basically, briefly, certainly, clearly, conceivably, confidentially, curiously, evidently, fortunately, hopefully, however, ideally, incidentally, indeed, interestingly, ironically, naturally, predictably, presumably, regrettably, seriously, strangely, surprisingly, thankfully, theoretically, therefore, truthfully, ultimately, and wisely.