delighted

adjective de·light·ed

Definition of delighted

  1. 1 obsolete :  delightful

  2. 2 :  highly pleased was delighted to see her friend

delightedly

adverb

delightedness

noun

Examples of delighted in a Sentence

  1. The children were especially delighted that there were enough cookies for each of them to have two.

  2. We were delighted by the performance.

  3. They are delighted at the prospect of a visit from their grandchildren.

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First Known Use of delighted

1601


DELIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners

delighted

adjective

Definition of delighted for English Language Learners

  • : made very happy : full of great pleasure or satisfaction


DELIGHTED Defined for Kids

delighted

adjective de·light·ed \di-ˈlī-təd\

Definition of delighted for Students

  1. :  very pleased



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