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1. pleasantly

adverb. ['ˈplɛzəntli'] in an enjoyable manner.

Synonyms

  • enjoyably

Antonyms

  • disagreeably

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pleasant (English)
  • plaisant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pleasantly

  • presently

Example sentences of the word pleasantly


1. Adverb
As pleasantly as possible, let the person know how you feel.

Quotes containing the word pleasantly


1. Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
- Robert E. Lee

2. The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
- George F. Will

3. He looked rather pleasantly, like a blonde satan.
- Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon

2. pleasantly

adverb. ['ˈplɛzəntli'] in a cheerful manner.

Synonyms

  • cheerily

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pleasant (English)
  • plaisant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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