flattered

adjective flat·tered \ ˈfla-tərd \

Definition of flattered

: made to feel pleased by something gratifying (such as an honor or a sign or respect or deference)
  • I was very flattered to be asked to attend.
  • The honoree was clearly flattered. Or at least he smiled broadly.
  • —Erich Segal

First Known Use of flattered

1786

in the meaning defined above

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