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Definition of Delight

Delight

  1. A high degree of gratification of mind; a high- wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy.
  2. That which gives great pleasure or delight.
  3. Licentious pleasure; lust.
  4. To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear.
  5. To have or take great delight or pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; -- followed by an infinitive, or by in.

Delight Quotations

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
Helen Keller

If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
William Congreve

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
e. e. cummings

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. - Alexander Smith
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Alexander Smith

The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing. - Isaac Asimov
The true delight is in the finding out rather than in the knowing.
Isaac Asimov
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Delight Translations

delight in Dutch is verrukken, in verrukking brengen
delight in Finnish is hurmata
delight in Italian is uzzolo
delight in Latin is gaudium, laetifico letifico, delectatio, laetitia
delight in Norwegian is glede
delight in Portuguese is prazer
delight in Spanish is delicia, deleitar
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