HyperDic: delight

English > 5 senses of the word delight:
NOUNfeelingdelight, delectationa feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction
cognitiondelight, joy, pleasuresomething or someone that provides a source of happiness
VERBemotiondelight, pleasegive pleasure to or be pleasing to
consumptiondelight, enjoy, reveltake delight in
emotiondelight, enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthralhold spellbound
delight > pronunciation
Soundsdihlay't
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > delight: 5 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction.
Example"his delight to see her was obvious to all"
Synonymdelectation
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
Verbsdelighttake delight in
delightgive pleasure to or be pleasing to
English > delight: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething or someone that provides a source of happiness.
Example "the new car is a delight"
Synonymsjoy, pleasure
Broaderpositive stimulusA stimulus with desirable consequences
Spanishalegría, deleite, delicia, gozada, gozo, placer
Catalanalegria, delit, gust, plaer
Verbsdelighttake delight in
delightgive pleasure to or be pleasing to
English > delight: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningGive pleasure to or be pleasing to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will delight her
Synonymplease
Cause tolikeBe fond of
likeFind enjoyable or agreeable
Entailed bytitillateexcite pleasurably or erotically
Narrowerenchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delighthold spellbound
endearmake attractive or lovable
Broadersatisfy, gratifymake happy or satisfied
OppositedispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar topleaseGive satisfaction
Spanishagradar, complacer, deleitarse, deleitar, disfrutar, encantar, gustar, halagar
Catalanafalagar, agradar, amoixar, complaure, delectar, delitar-se, disfrutar, encantar, plaure
Nounsdelightsomething or someone that provides a source of happiness
delighta feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction
English > delight: 5 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningTake delight in.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue delight over the results of the experiment
Example"he delights in his granddaughter"
Synonymsenjoy, revel
Entailsuse, expenduse up, consume fully
Narrowerhave a ball, have a good timeenjoy / enjoy oneself greatly
live it upenjoy / enjoy oneself
wallowdelight greatly in
Spanishdeleitarse, deleitar, disfrutar, divertirse, encantarse, gozar
Catalandelectar-se, disfrutar, divertir-se, fruir, gaudir
Nounsdelightsomething or someone that provides a source of happiness
delighta feeling of extreme / extreme pleasure or satisfaction
English > delight: 5 senses > verb 3, emotion
Meaninghold spellbound.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will delight her
Synonymsenchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral
Broaderplease, delightGive pleasure to or be pleasing to
Oppositedisenchant, disillusionFree from enchantment
Spanisharrebatar, arrobar, cautivar, deleitar, disfrutar, embelesar, embelezar, enajenar, encantar, fascinar, raptar, transportar
Catalanarrabassar, captivar, disfrutar, embadalir, embaladir, encantar, encisar, fascinar

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