- thank one's lucky stars,
- thank you,
- thanks to
Origin of thankful
Examples from the Web for thankfully
Thankfully there were no casualties—the driver managed to stop the train immediately.
Thankfully, his assistant knows these roads like the back of his hand.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thankfully, someone was there to capture this “jit going ham,” as the cameraman put it.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While anti-Semitism in the United States is thankfully at all time lows, it was not always like this.
Thankfully, Aquaman is there to save the situation and give her a pep talk, while she clutches a teddy bear.
Seizing it thankfully, he stepped to the cashier's desk and presented both check and money.Toaster's Handbook|Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
For myself, I should take the chance only too thankfully if it were to come.Dracula|Bram Stoker
The offer was thankfully accepted, and an opportunity was soon afforded them of proving their efficiency.Stories of the Days of King Arthur|Charles Henry Hanson
Thankfully he recognized that they would co-operate as they had originally intended.The Pit Prop Syndicate|Freeman Wills Crofts
I most thankfully received your kind favor of the 26th, yesterday.