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What is a sentence adverb?

 

Definition
 

A sentence adverb is an adverb that modifies a whole sentence.

Example (English)
 
  • Thankfully, he didn’t discover my mistake.
  • Generic
      A sentence adverb is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Schachter 1985 20


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