pleasingly

All Adverb
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  • He loved his small talk; and never since then has talk been so pleasingly small. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 11
  • In that he could still be talking with the girl whose mystery appealed to him so pleasingly. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • The corkscrew of the road carried the eye most pleasingly down with it. Cited from Noto/Unexplored Corner of Japan by Percival Lowell
  • About his knee he wore a little bell that jingled pleasingly at every step. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • The dance, thus pleasingly accompanied, was called the Dance of Peace and Joy. Cited from The Story of Ida Pfeiffer, by Anonymous
  • In short, Madam, I am going down hill, but the sun sets pleasingly. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole v3, Horace Walpole
  • Can she tell a tale simply and pleasingly? Cited from A Guide to Methods and Observation in History, by Calvin Olin Davis
  • By the spirit that moves in me, you are almost pleasingly bestow'd ladies. Cited from Cynthia's Revels, Ben Jonson
  • In this conjecture, however, they were pleasingly disappointed by his arrival about half past eleven o'clock. Cited from Real Life In London, Volumes I and II, by Pierce Egan
  • Though talent of every other sort abounded, that of writing promptly and pleasingly did not. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 36, October, 1860, by Various
  • Whilst thus pleasingly engaged in meditating his future welfare, two of the under-jailers one day walked into my cell. Cited from My Ten Years' Imprisonment by Silvio Pellico
  • His power of pleasingly reproducing the same thought in different language is remarkable, as it is in Pope. Cited from Table Talk of S. T. Coleridge, by Coleridge
  • Here in the tall box alleys as a child I had many times played, and every foot of the ground was pleasingly familiar. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
  • The supper-room always struck me as being pleasingly unconventional. Cited from The Days Before Yesterday, Lord Frederic Hamilton
  • He saw that the black eyes of the rosy-cheeked woman were looking at him so strangely and pleasingly. Cited from The Man Who Was Afraid, by Maxim Gorky
  • To speak in public pleasingly and readily and to read well are accomplishments acquired only after many days, weeks even, of practise. Cited from Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases, by Greenville Kleiser
  • Even on matters of fact he was pleasingly vague. Cited from White Ashes, by Sidney R. Kennedy and Alden C. Noble
  • There are many pleasingly parallel problems that have such relatively independent code blocks, in particular systems using pipes and filters.
  • Many of the company's better pieces, however, are pleasingly unique, are solidly constructed and stand on their own merits.
  • There is something mournful, yet pleasingly painful, in the sense of the ideal presence of the long-loved dead. Cited from The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Vol. 2
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How pleasingly gets used

Meaning of pleasingly

  • adverb In a pleasing manner
    the room was pleasingly large