Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun delight

2 senses of delight

Sense 1
delight, delectation -- (a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction; "his delight to see her was obvious to all")
       => pleasure, pleasance -- (a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure")

Sense 2
joy, delight, pleasure -- (something or someone that provides a source of happiness; "a joy to behold"; "the pleasure of his company"; "the new car is a delight")
       => positive stimulus -- (a stimulus with desirable consequences)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb delight

3 senses of delight

Sense 1
please, delight -- (give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation")
       => satisfy, gratify -- (make happy or satisfied)

Sense 2
delight, enjoy, revel -- (take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter")

Sense 3
enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight -- (hold spellbound)
       => please, delight -- (give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation")

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