HyperDic: pleasantly

English > 2 senses of the word pleasantly:
ADVERBallpleasantly, cheerily, sunnilyin a cheerful manner
allpleasantly, agreeably, enjoyablyin an enjoyable manner
pleasantly > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > pleasantly: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a cheerful manner.
Example"'I'll do the dishes,' he said pleasantly"
Synonymscheerily, sunnily
Adjectivespleasant(of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
English > pleasantly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn an enjoyable manner.
Example"we spent a pleasantly lazy afternoon"
Synonymsagreeably, enjoyably
OppositedisagreeablyIn a disagreeable manner
unpleasantlyIn an unpleasant manner
Adjectivespleasantaffording pleasure

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