Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an agreeable manner.
  • Pleasingly; in an agreeable manner; in a manner to give pleasure: as, to be agreeably entertained with a discourse.
  • Alike; in the same or a similar manner; similarly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an agreeably manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly.
  • adverb In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably; -- followed by to and rarely by with. See Agreeable, 4.
  • adverb obsolete Alike; similarly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an agreeable manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly.
  • adverb In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably.
  • adverb obsolete Alike; similarly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an enjoyable manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

agreeable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • On subsequent visits, none of this changes - the visitor in agreeably surprised to discover that the bougainvillia still hugs the walls, that the town is at least as clean as the time before, a pleasant sensation in a country where litter and garbage seem to have invaded anywhere and everywhere.

    Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, a delightful spa town

  • On subsequent visits, none of this changes - the visitor in agreeably surprised to discover that the bougainvillia still hugs the walls, that the town is at least as clean as the time before, a pleasant sensation in a country where litter and garbage seem to have invaded anywhere and everywhere.

    Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, a delightful spa town

  • On subsequent visits, none of this changes - the visitor in agreeably surprised to discover that the bougainvillia still hugs the walls, that the town is at least as clean as the time before, a pleasant sensation in a country where litter and garbage seem to have invaded anywhere and everywhere.

    Tequisquiapan, Queretaro, a delightful spa town

  • Indeed, they were clever at imitating any age, not only in its natural bodily appearance, but also in its stature; and so the old man, in order to exhibit his calling agreeably, used to ride proudly up and down among the briskest of them.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Wherefore, as Origen had carefully compared the Greek version of the Septuagint with the Hebrew text; and as he puzzled and confounded the learned Jews, by urging upon them the reading "to death" in this place; it seems almost impossible not to conclude, both from Origen's argument and the silence of his Jewish adversaries, that the Hebrew text at that time actually had the word agreeably to the version of the seventy.

    Evidence of Christianity

  • Each species ia concisely described in Latin, agreeably to the Linnean method, and accom* panied by some observations in lilingHsh relative to colour, degree of raiity, &c.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society

  • The ascent of the steep, rock-hewn steps of the ramble rested his nerves as much as it taxed his wind, and as he came stramming down the mall, his mind was sufficiently detached from its own hopes and fears to be able to realize that the overhanging elms recalled agreeably the long walk at

    Flint His Faults, His Friendships and His Fortunes

  • He was struggling for every farthing of his share (and he could not help it, for he had only to relax his efforts, and he would not have had the money to pay his laborers’ wages), while they were only struggling to be able to do their work easily and agreeably, that is to say, as they were used to doing it.

    Chapter XXIV. Part III

  • He was struggling for every farthing of his share (and he could not help it, for he had only to relax his efforts, and he would not have had the money to pay his laborers 'wages), while they were only struggling to be able to do their work easily and agreeably, that is to say, as they were used to doing it.

    Anna Karenina

  • The Great Nation, as it cheerfully calls itself, is in nothing greater than its talent for saying little things agreeably, which is perhaps the very top of mere culture, and in literature is the next best thing to the power of saying great things as easily as if they were little German learning, like the elephants of

    Among My Books First Series

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