delectation

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

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>

14th Century

First Known Use of delectation

14th century


DELECTATION Defined for English Language Learners

delectation

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

Definition of delectation for English Language Learners

  • : pleasure or enjoyment


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