Definition of Delight in English :

Define Delight in English

Delight meaning in English

Meaning of Delight in English

Pronunciation of Delight in English

Delight pronunciation in English

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Delight

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Noun

1. delectation, delight

a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction

Example Sentences:
'his delight to see her was obvious to all'

2. delight, joy, pleasure

something or someone that provides a source of happiness

Example Sentences:
'a joy to behold'
'the pleasure of his company'
'the new car is a delight'

Verb

3. delight, please

give pleasure to or be pleasing to

Example Sentences:
'These colors please the senses'
'a pleasing sensation'

4. delight, enjoy, revel

take delight in

Example Sentences:
'he delights in his granddaughter'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Delight

see synonyms of delight
verb
1. (transitive)
to please greatly
2. (intransitive; foll by in)
to take great pleasure (in)
noun
3. 
extreme pleasure or satisfaction; joy
4. 
something that causes this
music was always his delight

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Delight

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verb transitive
1. 
to give great joy or pleasure to
verb intransitive
2. 
to give great joy or pleasure
3. 
to be highly pleased; rejoice
usually with in or an infinitive
noun
4. 
great joy or pleasure
5. 
something giving great joy or pleasure
6.  OLD-FASHIONED, Poetic
the power of pleasing

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Delight

see synonyms of delight
n.
1. Great pleasure; joy: The proud parents' faces beamed with delight.
2. Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment: The vacation was a delight for the whole family.
v. de·light·ed, de·light·ing, de·lights
v.intr.
1. To take great pleasure or joy: delights in taking long walks.
2. To give great pleasure or joy: an old movie that still delights.
v.tr.
To please greatly: a movie that will delight all audiences. See Synonyms at please.

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