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delight

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of delight

  1. 1 a source of great satisfaction the opportunity for travel was one of the major delights of the couple's golden years Synonyms of delight delectation, feast, gas [slang], joy, kick, manna, pleasure, treat Words Related to delight amusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, recreation; comfort, relief, solace; gratification, indulgence; ambrosia

  2. 2 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment with his great sense of humor and bubbly personality, he is a delight to be around Synonyms of delight fun, distraction, diversion, divertissement, entertainment, pleasure, recreationWords Related to delight escape, pastime, time killer; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, revel, rollick, romp, spree; frolicking, rollicking; carousing, conviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), hilarity, jollification, jollity, merrymaking, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee; picnic; laugh, riot, scream; activity, gameNear Antonyms of delight killjoy, party pooperAntonyms of delight bore, bummer, downer, drag

  3. 3 the feeling experienced when one's wishes are met we were filled with delight at the sight of everyone in the family together at last for the holidays Synonyms of delight content, contentedness, contentment, delectation, pleasure, enjoyment, gladness, gratification, happiness, relish, satisfactionWords Related to delight 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 delight 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 delight discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, displeasure, dissatisfaction, unhappiness


delight

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of delight

  1. 1 to feel or express joy or triumph I delighted at the sight of my old schoolyard tormentor standing behind the fast-food counter, asking customers if they wanted fries Synonyms of delight crow, exult, exuberate, glory, jubilate, joy, kvell, rejoice, triumphWords Related to delight gloat, preen, swell; boast, brag; flaunt, parade, show off, strut, swaggerNear Antonyms of delight bemoan, bewail, grieve, lament, regret, weep

  2. 2 to give satisfaction to the news that you had won the Pulitzer delighted us beyond words Synonyms of delight agree (with), content, please, feast, gas [slang], glad [archaic], gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, suit, warmWords Related to delight appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoilNear Antonyms of delight aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offendAntonyms of delight displease



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