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lei·sure·ly

 (lē′zhər-lē, lĕzh′ər-)
adj.
Acting, proceeding, or done without haste; unhurried. See Synonyms at slow.
adv.
In an unhurried manner; slowly.

lei′sure·li·ness n.

leisurely

(ˈlɛʒəlɪ)
adj
unhurried; relaxed
adv
without haste; in a relaxed way
ˈleisureliness n

lei•sure•ly

(ˈli ʒər li, ˈlɛʒ ər-)

adj.
1. acting, proceeding, or done without haste; unhurried; deliberate: a leisurely conversation.
2. showing or suggesting ample leisure; unhurried: a leisurely manner.
adv.
3. in a leisurely manner; without haste: to travel leisurely.
[1480–90]
lei′sure•li•ness, lei′sure•ness, n.
syn: See slow.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leisurely - not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
unhurried - relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"
Adv.1.leisurely - in an unhurried way or at one's convenienceleisurely - in an unhurried way or at one's convenience; "read the manual at your leisure"; "he traveled leisurely"

leisurely

adjective
1. unhurried, relaxed, slow, easy, comfortable, gentle, lazy, laid-back (informal), restful Lunch was a leisurely affair.
unhurried rushed, fast, quick, rapid, hurried, hectic, brisk, hasty
adverb
1. unhurriedly, slowly, easily, comfortably, lazily, at your leisure, at your convenience, lingeringly, indolently, without haste We walked leisurely into the hotel.
unhurriedly quickly, rapidly, hastily, briskly, hurriedly

leisurely

adjective
Careful and slow in acting, moving, or deciding:
Translations
مُتَمَهِّل، عَلى مَهْل
beze spěchu
afslappet
komótos
makindalegur
bez náhlenia
lagodnopočasen
acelesizağır ağıryavaş

leisurely

[ˈleʒəlɪ]
A. ADJ [stroll, swim, meal] → relajado, sin prisas
at a leisurely pacesin prisas
B. ADVdespacio, con calma

leisurely

[ˈlɛʒərli] adj
He walked at a leisurely pace → Il marchait doucement en prenant son temps.
We took a leisurely stroll through the gardens → Nous nous sommes promenés à loisir dans les jardins.
Lunch was a leisurely affair → Le déjeuner était une chose pour laquelle on prenait tout son temps.
We enjoyed a leisurely lunch alfresco → Nous avons déjeuné dehors, en prenant tout notre temps.leisure suit n (British)survêtement m

leisurely

adjgeruhsam; to go at a leisurely pace (person)gemächlich gehen; (vehicle)in gemächlichem Tempo fahren; the train’s pace was so leisurely that …der Zug fuhr so langsam, dass …; to have a leisurely bath/breakfastin aller Ruhe baden/frühstücken; to adopt a more leisurely approachsich mehr Zeit lassen; to do something in a leisurely wayetw ohne Hast und Eile machen
adv walk, strollgemächlich

leisurely

[ˈlɛʒəlɪ] adj (day, stroll, trip) → tranquillo/a
in a leisurely way → (fatto/a) con comodo or senza fretta

leisure

(ˈleʒə) , ((American) ˈli:ʒər) noun
time which one can spend as one likes, especially when one does not have to work. I seldom have leisure to watch television.
ˈleisurely adjective, adverb
not hurrying; taking plenty of time. She had a leisurely bath.
References in classic literature ?
They leisurely walk round the carriage and leisurely mount the box, to look at what little luggage it carries on the roof; the country-people hanging about, press nearer to the coach doors and greedily stare in; a little child, carried by its mother, has its short arm held out for it, that it may touch the wife of an aristocrat who has gone to the Guillotine.
Williamson strolled leisurely down the gravel walk, plucking a flower as he went, passed across the road and into the pasture, pausing a moment as he closed the gate leading into it, to greet a passing neighbor, Armour Wren, who lived on an adjoining plantation.
They got off well together, the hare at the top of her speed, the Tortoise, who had no other intention than making his antagonist exert herself, going very leisurely.
They were leisurely enough for Mr Verloc to recognise the limb and the weapon.
The gabled brick, tile, and freestone houses had almost dried off for the season their integument of lichen, the streams in the meadows were low, and in the sloping High Street, from the West Gateway to the mediaeval cross, and from the mediaeval cross to the bridge, that leisurely dusting and sweeping was in progress which usually ushers in an old-fashioned market-day.
What was my working hypothesis of the Perfect Woman, towards whom I was thus leisurely strolling?
Like fashionables, they are for ever on the move in leisurely search of variety.
My leisure then, and my old age, would have been devoted, in company with the Empress and during the royal apprenticeship of my son, to leisurely visiting, with our own horses and like a true country couple, every corner of the Empire, receiving complaints, redressing wrongs, and scattering public buildings and benefactions on all sides and everywhere.
While there she incidentally contrived to hurry Ludovic Speed in his leisurely courting of Theodora Dix, as related duly in another chronicle of her history.
Finally, when the cabman, all top-heavy and bristling, had staggered off up the garden path, there emerged in a very leisurely way from the cab a big, powerfully built young man, with a bull pup under one arm and a pink sporting paper in his hand.
I am by no means naturally nervous, and the very few glasses of Lafitte which I had sipped served to embolden me no little, so that I felt nothing of trepidation, but merely uplifted my eyes with a leisurely movement, and looked carefully around the room for the intruder.
While waiting to be served she removed her gloves very leisurely and laid them beside her.