Agreeably



to one’s liking; pleasing:
agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
willing or ready to or consent:
Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?
suitable; conformable (usually followed by to):
practice agreeable to theory.
Contemporary Examples

My duty, rather, is to “decide cases ‘agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.’ ”
Clarence Thomas and DOMA Michael Tomasky May 30, 2012

Nor is it trashy junk (though at $14, it is agreeably cheap).
The Sound of Violence Taylor Antrim February 16, 2009

“Many seemed to be very greatly and most agreeably affected,” Edwards wrote.
The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist Matthew Paul Turner August 23, 2014

“Yeah, I liked it,” he agreeably responded to an admirer who had just told him she “loved” the film.
Inside Woody Allen’s Brooklyn Party Lloyd Grove June 10, 2009

Historical Examples

The house in which Cassy lived was what is agreeably known as a walk-up.
The Paliser case Edgar Saltus

“We shall be on our way in a few minutes,” he said, agreeably.
Quaint Courtships Various

Lumley was agreeably surprised—he pressed his uncle’s hand warmly, and thanked him cordially.
Ernest Maltravers, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

O—— talks nonsense as agreeably as ever, and dances as divinely.
Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

He is the most urbane and the most agreeably gossiping companion.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 4th 1914 Various

This adventure had come to an unforeseen end that agreeably surprised him.
Therese Raquin Emile Zola

adjective
pleasing; pleasant
prepared to consent
foll by to or with. in keeping; consistent: salaries agreeable with current trends
(foll by to) to one’s liking: he said the terms were not agreeable to him
adj.

late 14c., “to one’s liking,” from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) “pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful,” from agreer “to please” (see agree). Related: Agreeably.

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