delight

  • 1 Delight — means happiness and may refer to someone or something that brings such a state. It may also refer to : Contents 1 Foods and beverages 2 Places 3 Music and entertainment 4 Misce …

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  • 2 Delight — De*light , n. [OE. delit, OF. delit, deleit, fr. delitier, to delight. See {Delight}, v. t.] 1. A high degree of gratification of mind; a high wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy. [1913 Webster] Sounds …

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  • 3 Delight — De*light , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delighting}.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d[ e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure, delight; …

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  • 4 Delight — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Delight, Arkansas Localización en el condado de Pike y en el estado de Arkansas …

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  • 5 Delight — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Delight (Arkansas) Delight (Maryland) Delight (North Carolina) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

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  • 6 Delight — De*light , v. i. To have or take great delight or pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; followed by an infinitive, or by in. [1913 Webster] Love delights in praises. Shak. [1913 Webster] I delight to do thy will, O my God. Ps. xl. 8. [1913 …

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  • 7 Delight — Delight, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 311 Housing Units (2000): 168 Land area (2000): 0.455734 sq. miles (1.180346 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.455734 sq. miles (1.180346 sq.… …

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  • 8 delight — n *pleasure, delectation, enjoyment, joy, fruition Analogous words: glee, *mirth, jollity, hilarity: rapture, transport, *ecstasy: satisfaction, contentment (see corresponding verbs at SATISFY) Antonyms: disappointment: discontent delight vb… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 delight — [n] enjoyment, happiness contentment, delectation, ecstasy, enchantment, felicity, fruition, gladness, glee, gratification, hilarity, jollity, joy, joyance, mirth, pleasure, rapture, relish, satisfaction, transport; concept 410 Ant. depression,… …

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  • 10 delight — ► VERB 1) please greatly. 2) (delight in) take great pleasure in. ► NOUN 1) great pleasure. 2) a cause or source of great pleasure. ORIGIN Latin delectare to charm …

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  • 11 delight — [di līt′] vt. [ME deliten < OFr delitier < L delectare, to delight, freq. of OL delicere < de , from + lacere, to entice, lit., to ensnare < IE base * lek , twig, snare > OE læl, whip: sp. infl. by LIGHT2] to give great joy or… …

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  • 12 DeLight — (Агиос Иоаннис (Миконос),Греция) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Agios Ioannis, Агиос Иоанн …

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  • 13 delight — index enjoyment (pleasure), treat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 delight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 feeling of great pleasure ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ absolute, utter ▪ pure, sheer ▪ mischievous (esp. BrE) …

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  • 15 delight — I n. 1) to feel delight; to take delight in (they took delight in watching the children play) 2) great, intense, sheer; sardonic delight 3) delight at 4) a delight to + inf. (it was a delight to watch such fine acting) 5) to smb. s delight (to my …

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  • 16 delight — de|light1 [dıˈlaıt] n 1.) [U] a feeling of great pleasure and satisfaction with/in delight ▪ The kids were screaming with delight. to sb s delight/to the delight of sb ▪ To the delight of his proud parents, he has made a full recovery.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 delight */*/ — I UK [dɪˈlaɪt] / US noun Word forms delight : singular delight plural delights 1) [uncountable] a feeling of great happiness and pleasure delight in: Joe s delight in his children s achievements was beautiful to see. with/in delight: They would… …

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  • 18 delight — de|light1 [ dı laıt ] noun ** 1. ) uncount a feeling of great happiness and pleasure: delight in: Joe s delight in his children s achievements was beautiful to see. with/in delight: They would slide down the icy slopes, shrieking with delight. to …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 delight — [[t]dɪla͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ delights, delighting, delighted 1) N UNCOUNT Delight is a feeling of very great pleasure. Throughout the house, the views are a constant source of surprise and delight... Andrew roared with delight when he heard Rachel s… …

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  • 20 delight — 1 noun 1 (U) feelings of great pleasure and satisfaction: with/in delight: The kids rushed down to the beach, shrieking with delight. | to sb s delight: To my secret delight, Sarah announced that she was leaving. | scream/gasp etc of delight:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English