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delight /dɪˈlaɪt/ noun

خوشی ، شوق ، میل ، دلشاد کردن ، لذت دادن ، محظوظ کردن
- pleasure, ecstasy, enjoyment, gladness, glee, happiness, joy, rapture
- please, amuse, charm, cheer, enchant, gratify, thrill
- delight in: take pleasure in, appreciate, enjoy, feast on, like, love, relish, revel in, savour
Antonyms: aversion, disappointment
Contrasted words: aggrieve, distress, pain, trouble, afflict, try, grieve, bother, irk, bore, abhorrence, detestation, hate, hatred, dislike, distaste, discontent, dissatisfaction
Related Words: amuse, divert, entertain, allure, attract, charm, enchant, fascinate, enrapture, entrance, transport, glee, hilarity, jollity, mirth, ecstasy, rapture, contentment, satisfaction, relish
English Thesaurus: happiness, pleasure, cheerfulness, satisfaction, contentment, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. delight1 /dɪˈlaɪt/ noun

1. [uncountable] a feeling of great pleasure and satisfaction
with/in delight
The kids were screaming with delight.
to sb’s delight/to the delight of somebody
To the delight of his proud parents, he has made a full recovery.
squeal/gasp/cry etc of delight
She gave a little gasp of delight.

2. [countable] something that makes you feel very happy or satisfied
the delights of something
a chance to sample the delights of nearby Vienna
it is a delight to do something
It was a delight to see him so fit and healthy.

3. take delight in (doing) something to enjoy something very much, especially something you should not do:
Chris takes great delight in teasing his sister.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. delight2 verb [transitive]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: delit, from Latin delectare 'to please greatly', from delicere 'to attract']
to give someone great satisfaction and enjoyment:
Her fabulous recipes will delight anyone who loves chocolate.
delight somebody with something
He is delighting audiences with his wit and humour.
delight in something phrasal verb [transitive not in passive]
to enjoy something very much, especially something that other people think is not nice:
He delights in complicating everything.
She delighted in interesting conversation.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. feeling of great pleasure
ADJ. deep, great, intense | absolute, utter | pure, sheer | mischievous, perverse | childish/childlike | endless | evident, obvious | mutual | aesthetic, sensual, spiritual His mind was reeling with an almost aesthetic delight at the beauty of the thing.
VERB + DELIGHT express | find, take She took evident delight in frightening the children with horror stories.
give sb | scream with, squeal with, whoop with Alice squealed with sheer delight when she saw the monkeys.
be greeted with The news was greeted with great delight.
PREP. in/with ~ We danced around with childish delight.
of ~ She gave a whoop of delight and dived into the water.
to your ~ To my great delight, they phoned and offered me the job.
~ at He expressed his delight at seeing us all again.
~ in I find a perverse delight in listening to traffic.
PHRASES a cry/gasp/squeal of delight, much to sb's delight Much to the delight of the crowd, the band came back and did three encores.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. sth that gives great pleasure
ADJ. real | constant, continual The baby was a constant delight and source of amazement.
unexpected | culinary, gastronomic
VERB + DELIGHT explore, sample | enjoy, savour Savour the culinary delights of Morocco.
PREP. to The old lady's reminiscences were a continual delight to Constance.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


great delight
It gave her great delight to tease him about his various girlfriends.
sheer/pure delight (=very great)
She opened the present and laughed with sheer delight.
obvious/evident (=easy to see)
Spencer was staring at the girl with obvious delight.
take/find delight in something (=enjoy something a lot)
He took delight in entertaining guests in his apartment.
squeal/scream with delight
Lucy suddenly saw the sea and screamed with delight.
laugh with delight
‘That’s a brilliant idea’! she said, laughing with delight.
greet something with delight
His suggestion was greeted with delight.
a squeal/gasp/cry etc of delight
The child gave a squeal of delight.
a source of delight (=something that gives great pleasure)
It’s a beautiful park and a source of delight to most visitors.
much to sb’s delight (also to sb’s great delight) (=used to say that something gave someone a lot of pleasure)
The princess stopped to talk to people, much to the delight of the crowd.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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