Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pleadingly \Plead"ing*ly\, adv. In a pleading manner.
adv. In an pleading manner; with pleas.
Usage examples of "pleadingly".
Inside, Wheat, who stood nearest to it, had several plates of muffins and pancakes and eggs balanced on each arm, and she looked pleadingly at the new arrivals.
Karal dropped down to his knees beside the Firecat, looking pleadingly into those blue eyes.
He whined and shivered, and my young blood mixed on his slavering chops with gamey saliva and thick eye-mucus as he girned and looked shakily and pleadingly up at my father, who picked him up and strangled him.