Pleasantly vs Peasantly - What's the difference?

pleasantly | peasantly |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between pleasantly and peasantly

is that pleasantly is (obsolete) ludicrously while peasantly is (obsolete) like a peasant.

As an adverb pleasantly

is in a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result.

As an adjective peasantly is

(obsolete) like a peasant.

pleasantly

English

Alternative forms

* pleasauntlie (obsolete) * plesantlie (obsolete) * pleasauntly (obsolete) * plesantly (obsolete) * plesauntly (obsolete)

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result.
  • He smiled pleasantly at passersby.
    They were pleasantly surprised at the result.
  • (degree) Lightly
  • (obsolete) Ludicrously.
  • peasantly

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Like a peasant.
  • (Milton)