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Delight meaning

delight - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. give pleasure to or be pleasing to; " These colors please the senses"; " a pleasing sensation"
  2. 2. A high degree of gratification of mind; a high- wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy.
  3. 3. That which gives great pleasure or delight.
  4. 4. Licentious pleasure; lust.
  5. 5. To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear.
  6. 6. To have or take great delight or pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; - followed by an infinitive, or by in.
  7. 7. Great joy or pleasure.
  8. 8. To have great pleasure.
  9. 9. To please greatly.

delight - examples of usage

  1. With a cry of delight, Mavis rushed out to welcome him. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. Turning, he gave a cry of delight. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. But women delight in it! - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
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