delighted

  • 1 Delighted — De*light ed, a. Endowed with delight. [1913 Webster] If virtue no delighted beauty lack. Shak. Syn: Glad; pleased; gratified. See {Glad}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 delighted — index ecstatic, inclined, proud (self respecting), ready (willing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 delighted — [adj] very happy captivated, charmed, ecstatic, elated, enchanted, entranced, excited, fulfilled, gladdened, gratified, joyous, jubilant, overjoyed, pleasantly surprised, pleased, thrilled; concept 403 Ant. depressed, disappointed, dismayed,… …

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  • 4 delighted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ feeling or showing great pleasure. DERIVATIVES delightedly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 delighted — [di līt′id] adj. 1. highly pleased; happy 2. Obs. delightful delightedly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 delighted */*/ — UK [dɪˈlaɪtɪd] / US [dɪˈlaɪtəd] adjective a) very happy, especially because something good has happened They broke into delighted laughter. delighted with: We re delighted with our new grandson. delighted (that): The family is delighted that the… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 delighted — de|light|ed [ dı laıtəd ] adjective ** very happy, especially because something good has happened: delighted to do something: I was delighted to see my old friends again. delighted (that): The family is delighted that the case is finally over.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 delighted — adj. 1) delighted at, by, with 2) delighted to + inf. (we ll be delighted to come) 3) delighted that + clause (I m delighted that you were able to visit us) * * * [dɪ laɪtɪd] by with delighted at delighted that + clause (I m delighted that you… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 delighted — de|light|ed S2 [dıˈlaıtıd] adj very pleased and happy delighted to do sth ▪ Sandy will be delighted to see you. delighted (that) ▪ I m delighted that we have settled the matter. delighted with/by/at ▪ She was delighted with her new home. ▪ I am… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 delighted — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem ADVERB ▪ highly, only too (both esp. BrE) ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 delighted — [[t]dɪla͟ɪtɪd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to inf, ADJ with n If you are delighted, you are extremely pleased and excited about something. I know Frank will be delighted to see you... He said that he was delighted with the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 delighted — [dɪˈlaɪtɪd] adj 1) very happy about something We re delighted with our new grandson.[/ex] The company is delighted at the response to its advertisement.[/ex] I m delighted that you got the job.[/ex] I was delighted to see my old friends… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 13 delighted — adjective a delighted child the Fitzgeralds were delighted with the kitchen remodeling Syn: pleased, glad, happy, thrilled, overjoyed, ecstatic, elated; on cloud nine, walking on air, in seventh heaven, jumping for joy; enchanted, charmed; amused …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 Delighted — Delight De*light , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delighting}.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d[ e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 delighted — adjective Date: 1601 1. obsolete delightful 2. highly pleased • delightedly adverb • delightedness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 delighted — delightedly, adv. delightedness, n. /di luy tid/, adj. 1. highly pleased. 2. Obs. delightful. [1595 1605; DELIGHT + ED2] Syn. 1. captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic. * * * …

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  • 17 delighted — adjective a) Greatly pleased. b) Filled with wonder and delight …

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  • 18 delighted — Synonyms and related words: amused, charmed, comfortable, content, contented, cozy, diverted, easy, enchanted, entertained, eupeptic, euphoric, exhilarated, favorably impressed with, glad, gladsome, gratified, happy, in clover, intrigued, pleased …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 delighted — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Greatly pleased] Syn. entranced, captivated, thrilled, pleasantly surprised; see fascinated , happy 1 . 2. [An expression of acceptance or pleasure] Syn. thank you, by all means, to be sure, of course, certainly,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 delighted — de light·ed || tɪd adj. joyful, happy de·light || dɪ laɪt n. joy, pleasure, happiness v. be glad, enjoy, receive pleasure; give pleasure …

    English contemporary dictionary