delight

01. The baby squealed in [delight] when she saw the kitten.
02. We had a [delightful] time singing and chatting with friends at Robbie's wedding.
03. Okanagan Springs' new red wine is [delightfully] fresh and fruity tasting.
04. The children screamed with [delight] when the clowns appeared on stage.
05. We would be [delighted] to attend your wedding.
06. Our new car is simply a [delight] to drive.
07. Well, this has been a [delightful] evening. I hope we can do it again sometime.
08. It was once said of a man that he had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly [delightful].
09. Poet Joseph Cotter wrote, "The flowers take the tears of the weeping night, and give them to the sun for the day's [delight]."
10. The old woman was [delighted] when her grandchildren came by for a surprise visit.
11. In Kuwait, the birth of a child is a time of great [delight] and celebration, particularly if the baby is a boy.
12. A Scottish proverb states that danger and [delight] grow on one stalk.
13. London offers all the [delights] of a great international city.
14. The ability to live in the present moment, rather than in fantasy, allows us to find [delight] in the world.
15. A Swahili proverb notes that war among grasshoppers [delights] the crow.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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

  • 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,… …   New thesaurus

  • 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 …   English terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.