3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Delighted \De*light"ed\, adjective Endowed with delight.

If virtue no delighted beauty lack. --Shak.

Syn: Glad; pleased; gratified. See {Glad}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Delight \De*light"\, verb (used with an object) [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; de- + lacere to entice, allure; cf. laqueus a snare. Cf. {Delectate}, {Delicate}, {Delicious}, {Dilettante}, {Elicit}, {Lace}.] To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear.

Inventions to delight the taste. --Shak.

Delight our souls with talk of knightly deeds. --Tennyson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: greatly pleased

2: filled with wonder and delight [syn: {beguiled}, {captivated}, {charmed}, {delighted}, {enthralled}, {entranced}]

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