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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleasantly, cheerily, sunnilyadverb

    in a cheerful manner

    "`I'll do the dishes,' he said pleasantly"

  2. pleasantly, agreeably, enjoyablyadverb

    in an enjoyable manner

    "we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon"

Wiktionary

  1. pleasantlyadverb

    In a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result.

  2. pleasantlyadverb

    Lightly

  3. pleasantlyadverb

    Ludicrously.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pleasantlyadverb

    Etymology: from pleasant.

    King James was wont pleasantly to say, that the duke of Buckingham had given him a secretary, who could neither write nor read. Edward Hyde.

    Eustathius is of opinion, that Ulysses speaks pleasantly to Elpenor. William Broome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pleasantlyadverb

    in a pleasant manner

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasantly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasantly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pleasantly in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    Pessimists are in a winwin situation, whatever happens they are either always right or pleasantly suprised.

  2. Raymond Justice:

    I have learned that the less I pay attention, the more often I am pleasantly suprised.

  3. Edmund Burke:

    It is by imitation, far more than by precept, that we learn everything; and what we learn thus, we acquire not only more efficiently, but more pleasantly. This forms our manners, our opinions, our lives.

  4. Elizabeth Schneider:

    Elizabeth Schneider said, noting Elizabeth Schneider mother cried when she informed her. I was a little bit pleasantly surprised because I thought it was a little bit cool, granted, I probably would not have felt that way if I was severely ill. But from a scientific curiosity perspective, I thought it was very interesting. And also the fact that I finally got confirmation that thats what I had.

  5. Barry Bennett:

    We have been pleasantly surprised with our conversations [with delegates] thus far and have secured commitments from some Rubio delegates and Bush delegates so we feel pretty good.

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