1. in a disagreeable manner
    `I took no harm from the journey, thank you,' she said disagreeably
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How To Use disagreeably In A Sentence

  • The few men of worth and consideration who offer you their intimacy on that score, and whose regard is really worth coveting, are too disagreeably counterweighed by the baleful swarm of creatures who keep humming round you, like so many flesh-flies; gape at you as if you were a monster, and condescend moreover, on the strength of one or two blotted sheets, to present themselves as colleagues. The Life of Friedrich Schiller Comprehending an Examination of His Works
  • Rather, the stylistic dullness is disagreeably coarsened and made the more decadent by being a brotherly symptom of, and in fact a technical support for, the assumption (which has only strengthened in the past 150 years) that the aim of poetry is apotheosis, an ecstatic and unmediated self-consumption in the moment of perception and feeling. “The Cure of Poetry in an Age of Prose” : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation
  • Through this strange festoonery they had to make their way, often for hundreds of yards; the soft silky substance clutching disagreeably around their throats and clinging to their clothes till each looked as though clad in an integument of ragged cotton, or the long loose wool of a merino sheep yet unwoven into cloth. The Castaways
  • A man without mirth is like a wagon without springs, in which one is caused disagreeably to jolt by every pebble over which it runs.
  • But when, as we rode along, I questioned Rowbotham about how the land lay, and what the cannonading to the north signified, I was most disagreeably surprised by his answer; it couldn't have been much worse news. Fiancée
  • The banker laughed disagreeably and began trimming his nails with a pearl-handled pocketknife.
  • The taste is bitter and disagreeably pungent.
  • Several of the words used in Earl Sterndale are found in other dialects of the British Isles, such as cack-handed 'clumsy', chuntering 'mumbling disagreeably', and nous, 'common sense'. On a disappearing dialect
  • `I took no harm from the journey, thank you,' she said disagreeably
  • Translating hints into statements and guessing at reservations, I would say that the French fall very short of admiration of the way in which our higher officers set about their work, they are disagreeably impressed by a general want of sedulousness and close method in our leading. War and the future: Italy, France and Britain at war
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