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Section 11.5.1

Attitude Adverbs

Attitude adverbs express the writer's attitude toward the state or action described in the sentence. Attitude adverbs typically are placed before the subject of the sentence. Some common attitude adverbs are fortunately, luckily, obviously, unfortunately, and unluckily.

Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the explosion.

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