sentence adverb

noun

grammar
: an adverb that limits or describes the meaning of an entire statement rather than just a single word or phrase
"Similarly" and "hopefully" often function as sentence adverbs.

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“Sentence adverb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sentence%20adverb. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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