1. [ noun ] a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
Synonyms: delectation

"his delight to see her was obvious to all"

Related terms: pleasure amusement schadenfreude entrancement
2. [ verb ] give pleasure to or be pleasing to
Synonyms: please

"These colors please the senses" "a pleasing sensation"

Related terms: displease satisfy endear enchant please pleasure joy pleaser pleasing like like
3. [ verb ] take delight in
Synonyms: enjoy revel

"he delights in his granddaughter"

Related terms: live_it_up wallow have_a_ball enjoyment joy use
4. [ verb ] hold spellbound
Synonyms: enchant enthrall transport ravish enthral enrapture
Related terms: disenchant please enchantment entrancement enchantment
5. [ noun ] something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness
Synonyms: joy pleasure

"a joy to behold" "the pleasure of his company" "the new car is a delight"

Related terms: positive_stimulus please gladden
Similar spelling:   delighted