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delectation

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Synonyms and Antonyms of delectation

  1. 1 a source of great satisfaction tourists enjoying the delectations of this tropical paradise for the first time Synonyms of delectation delight, feast, gas [slang], joy, kick, manna, pleasure, treatWords Related to delectation amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, recreation; comfort, relief, solace; gratification, indulgence; ambrosia

  2. 2 the feeling experienced when one's wishes are met a musical concert was presented for the delectation of the guests Synonyms of delectation content, contentedness, contentment, pleasure, delight, enjoyment, gladness, gratification, happiness, relish, satisfactionWords Related to delectation afterglow; bliss, felicity, glee, gleefulness, joy, pleasance; amusement, diversion, entertainment; elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, heaven, rapture; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), jollity, joyfulness, jubilation; joie de vivre; comfort, ease, restfulnessNear Antonyms of delectation misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness; anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, woe; dejection, depression, despondency, dispiritedness, gloom, melancholy; aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, pique, vexation; anger, fury, rage; agitation, distress, disturbance, upset; discomfort, restlessness, uneasinessAntonyms of delectation discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, displeasure, dissatisfaction, unhappiness

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