delectation

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noun de·lec·ta·tion \ˌdē-ˌlek-ˈtā-shən, di-; ˌde-lək-\

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Examples of delectation in a Sentence

  1. Here is some chocolate for your delectation.

  2. tourists enjoying the delectations of this tropical paradise for the first time

First Known Use of delectation

14th century


DELECTATION Defined for English Language Learners

delectation

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Definition of delectation for English Language Learners

  • : pleasure or enjoyment



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