obligingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

obliging +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

obligingly (comparative more obligingly, superlative most obligingly)

  1. In an obliging manner; so as to oblige another; as a favour to another.
    • 1956 [1880], Johanna Spyri, Heidi, translation of original by Eileen Hall, page 82:
      'I'll see to that for you, Miss Clara,' he said obligingly.
    • 1970, Larry Niven, Ringworld, page 252:
      Speaker obligingly changed the angle of his cutting.