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Delights

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  • Included in Eastons: No
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  • Included in Naves: No
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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Delight

DELIGHT, noun

1. A high degree of pleasure, or satisfaction of mind; joy.

His delight is in the law of the Lord. Psalms 1:2.

2. That which gives great pleasure; that which affords delight

Titus was the delight of human kind.

I was daily his delight Proverbs 8:30.

DELIGHT is a more permanent pleasure than joy, and not dependent on sudden excitement.

DELIGHT, verb transitive

1. To affect with great pleasure; to please highly; to give or afford high satisfaction or joy; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear; the good conduct of children, and especially their piety, delights their parents.

I will delight myself in thy statutes. Psalms 1:219.

2. To receive great pleasure in.

I delight to do thy will. Psalms 40:8.

DELIGHT, verb intransitive To have or take great pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; followed by in.

I delight in the law of God after the inward man. Romans 7:22.


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Delighted

DELIGHTED, participle passive

1. Greatly pleased; rejoiced; followed by with.

That ye may be delighted with the abundance of her glory. Isaiah 66:11.

2. adjective Full of delight.


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Delighter

DELIGHTER, noun One who takes delight.


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Delightful

DELIGHTFUL, adjective Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction; as a delightful thought; a delightful prospect.


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Delightfully

DELIGHTFULLY, adverb

1. In a manner to receive great pleasure; very agreeable; as, we were delightfully employed, or entertained.

2. In a delightful manner; charmingly; in a manner to afford great pleasure; as, the lady sings and plays delightfully


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Delightfulness

DELIGHTFULNESS, noun

1. The quality of being delightful, or of affording great pleasure; as the delightfulness of a prospect, or of scenery.

2. Great pleasure; delight.


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Delightless

DELIGHTLESS, adjective Affording no pleasure or delight.


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Delightsome

DELIGHTSOME, adjective Very pleasing; delightful.


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Delightsomely

DELIGHTSOMELY, adverb Very pleasantly; in a delightful manner.


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Delightsomeness

DELIGHTSOMENESS, noun Delightfulness; pleasantness in a high degree.