HyperDic: delectation

English > 2 senses of the word delectation:
NOUNfeelingdelectation, delighta feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction
actdelectation, enjoymentact of receiving pleasure from something
English > delectation: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction.
Synonymdelight
NarrowerSchadenfreudedelight in another person's misfortune
amusementA feeling of delight at being entertained
entrancement, ravishmentA feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
Broaderpleasure, pleasanceA fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
Spanishdelectación, deleite, delicia, goce
Catalandelit
English > delectation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct of receiving pleasure from something.
Synonymenjoyment
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishdeleitación, deleite, diversión
Catalanfruïció, gaudi

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