In a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result. (adverb)
Examples of word pleasantly
One of the smaller plates from the set, a four-foot-long cutaway drawing in pleasantly soft sepia tones, hangs over my couch, and has followed me from Notre Dame to New York and finally to Milwaukee, a reminder that I must measure myself — success and failure alike — not against my peers, but against the great cathedral-builders of old, who had to think big as a matter of course.
Is John McCain pleasantly surprised that gasoline in America where someone need to remind him he is running for President is $4.00 plus a gallon.
I suppose it shouldn't be so astonishing given the broad theme that tends to unite anthology stories; nonetheless I remain pleasantly surprised.
Iâ€ ™ ve found it. â€ The Systems voice chimed pleasantly from the walls of the house.
So he nodded, and kept his expression pleasantly interested.