delight delight  /dɪ ˈlaɪt/


  1. (n) a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
  2. (n) something or someone that provides a source of happiness
  3. (v) give pleasure to or be pleasing to
  4. (v) take delight in
  5. (v) hold spellbound


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  1. UE's OPTIONS introduces girls to engineering, computer science fields

    The 12 high school girls screamed with delight — and, maybe, a little disappointment — as they quickly backed away from the broken bridge Thursday morning at the University of Evansville’s OPTIONS, a computer science and engineering camp for high school girls.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  2. U.S. Open: Sergio Garcia struggles in first round at Merion with quadruple bogey on 15 (Video)

    ARDMORE, Pa. — Golf fans who delight in the shortcomings of Sergio Garcia didn't have to wait long at the U.S. Open. The Spanish golfer, who has recently occupied headlines for a meltdown at The Players Championship last month and … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Chelmsford Farmers Market opens next week

    Delight your taste buds with local flavor during this year’ sixth annual Chelmsford Farmers’ Market, starting on Thursday, June 20, its grand opening day. The new times are 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Town Common through Oct. 3. The market, doubling in size since its start, will offer over 30 vendors this year, including regulars and new entries.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Chelmsford Independent


  1. In an e-mail interview, Helms said he hopes what future generations learn about him "will be based on the truth and not the deliberate inaccuracies those who disagreed with me took such delight in repeating."
    on Aug 30, 2005 By: Sen Jesse Helms Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "Once more I repeat to you and Galina my delight at your steadfastness, with which you endured all the oppression connected with me and did not allow me to feel," Solzhenitsyn wrote.
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn Source: Times Online

  3. "Once they got a glimpse of my expanding physique a few days ago, they have been like a pack of coyotes circling their prey whilst eerily howling with delight," Presley, 40, wrote on her blog at
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Lisa Marie Presley Source: Reuters

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