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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

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

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

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.
Emmanuel Teney

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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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