Delight Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Delight

A source of enjoyment or delight:
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Enjoyment is defined as a state of feeling pleasure and joy, or is defined as something that causes you to experience pleasure and joy.
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Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
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To taste or have the flavor (of something)
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The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite; as, the gratification of the palate, of the appetites, of the senses, of the desires, of the heart.
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To take pleasure; often used with in
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To use magic spells.
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To raise the spirits of; make very proud, happy, or joyful
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(Obs.) To leap up; leap with joy
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To feel love for a person:
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To feel joyful about (something):
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively.
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(Idiomatic) To consume completely.
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The definition of delightful is someone or something that is charming or that causes happiness and joy.
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To be a great success with; arouse enthusiasm in
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To give pleasure
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To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively.
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To urge on or encourage by cheers
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To touch repeatedly or stroke delicately in a manner which causes the recipient to feel a usually pleasant sensation of tingling or titillation.
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The definition of idyllic is peaceful, tranquil or pretty.
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To experience or produce ecstasy or intense pleasure or satisfaction from or as if from a hallucinogenic drug or a mystical experience
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(Rare, intransitive) To take part in the Rapture; to leave Earth and go to Heaven as part of the Rapture.
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To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition):
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To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
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To have the use or benefit of something.
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To take pleasure; often used with in
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To like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively.
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The definition of jubilation is a feeling of great happiness, triumph or joy.
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To make someone hold motionless; to spellbind
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Marked by happiness or good fortune:
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Elation is defined as a feeling of great happiness or joy.
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The proceedings or events of a festival.
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High-spirited fun and enjoyment; hilarity.
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To entertain at a feast or banquet
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To give pleasure
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To please or satisfy:
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(Obsolete) To draw back; to retract.
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To fill with great pleasure or delight; entrance; enchant
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To keep pleasantly or enjoyably occupied or interested; entertain
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To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.
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Malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune.
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Greatly pleasing to the taste; delicious.
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In or like Elysium
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Highly gratifying to taste or smell, esp. because of a rich sweetness; delicious
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The quality or condition of being exuberant.
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Exultation is defined as rejoicing or giving praise.
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The act of one who gloats.
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To force (another) to have sexual intercourse; rape.
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The definition of charming is fascinating or likeable.
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The definition of delicious is something that tastes or smells really good or is enjoyable.
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Of or suggesting Eden, the paradise of the Bible.
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Of, like, or fit for paradise
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To give pleasure
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To feel or express great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction:
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To provide hospitality for (someone); to supply with abundant food and drink. [from 17th c.]
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Present participle of savor.
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Antonyms for Delight

(Uncountable) The emotion felt when a strongly held expectation is not met.
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To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
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(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
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Distress is defined as causing someone to feel anxious or depressed, or to finish a piece of furniture in a way that makes it look old or worn.
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To frustrate or thwart:
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To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
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Dismay is defined as a sudden or total loss of courage.
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The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
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The feeling of not being happy
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(Dial.) A pain (in some part of the body)
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(Obs.) Black bile: in medieval times considered to be one of the four humors of the body, to come from the spleen or kidneys, and to cause gloominess, irritability, or depression
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To cause difficulty or inconvenience to; incommode
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To set free from an enchantment or illusion
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A depressing or being depressed
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Words Related to Delight

(Intransitive) To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit.
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To make glad
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Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
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(Scots) To be pleased.
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To feel or take joy or pleasure
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