delightsome
adjective Date: circa 1520 very pleasing ; delightful

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  • Delightsome — De*light some, a. Very pleasing; delightful. Delightsome vigor. Grew. [1913 Webster] Ye shall be a delightsome land, . . . saith the Lord. Mal. iii. 12. {De*light some*ly}, adv. {De*light some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delightsome — delightsomely, adv. delightsomeness, n. /di luyt seuhm/, adj. Literary. highly pleasing; delightful. [1490 1500; DELIGHT + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • delightsome — adjective /dəˈlaɪtsəm,dɪˈlaɪtsəm/ delightful …   Wiktionary

  • delightsome — adj. pleasing, agreeable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delightsome — de·light·some …   English syllables

  • delightsome — de•light•some [[t]dɪˈlaɪt səm[/t]] adj. delightful • Etymology: 1490–1500 …   From formal English to slang

  • delightsome — /dəˈlaɪtsəm/ (say duh luytsuhm) adjective Archaic delightful. {delight + some1} –delightsomely, adverb –delightsomeness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • delightsome — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delightsomely — Delightsome De*light some, a. Very pleasing; delightful. Delightsome vigor. Grew. [1913 Webster] Ye shall be a delightsome land, . . . saith the Lord. Mal. iii. 12. {De*light some*ly}, adv. {De*light some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delightsomeness — Delightsome De*light some, a. Very pleasing; delightful. Delightsome vigor. Grew. [1913 Webster] Ye shall be a delightsome land, . . . saith the Lord. Mal. iii. 12. {De*light some*ly}, adv. {De*light some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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