Synonyms of delight
pleaseDictionary • The report has delighted environmentalists.
please • This comment pleased her immensely.
satisfy • The pace of change has not been quick enough to satisfy everyone.
charm • My brother charms everyone he meets.
amuse • The thought seemed to amuse him.
divert • diverting her with jokes and fiery arguments
enchant • This book will enchant readers.
gratify • She was gratified by his response.
ravish • an eerie power to ravish the eye and seduce the soul
gladden • Her visit surprised and gladdened him.
give pleasure to
tickle pink (informal)
pleasureDictionary • To my delight, the plan worked perfectly.
pleasure • We exclaimed with pleasure when we saw them.
joy • Salter shouted with joy.
satisfaction • She felt a small glow of satisfaction.
happiness • I think she was looking for happiness.
ecstasy • the agony and ecstasy of holiday romance
enjoyment • She ate with great enjoyment.
bliss • It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
felicity • a period of domestic felicity
glee • His victory was greeted with glee.
gratification • Eventually they recognized him, much to his gratification.
rapture • His speech was received with rapture by his supporters.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ delight in or take a delight in something or someone
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amuseIf something amuses you, it makes you want to laugh or smile.
• The thought seemed to amuse him.
blissBliss is a state of complete happiness.
• It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
• My brother charms everyone he meets.
Thesaurus for delight from the Collins English Thesaurus
to please greatly
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