Synonyms of 'delight'
to please greatlyThe report has delighted environmentalists.
This comment pleased her immensely.
satisfy, , ,
The pace of change has not been quick enough to satisfy everyone.
My brother charms everyone he meets.
The thought seemed to amuse her.
diverting her with jokes and fiery arguments
This book will enchant readers.
She was gratified by his response.
an eerie power to ravish the eye and seduce the soul
Her visit surprised and gladdened him.
give pleasure to,
tickle pink (informal)
extreme pleasureTo my delight, the plan worked perfectly.
We exclaimed with pleasure when we saw them.
Salter shouted with joy.
She felt a small glow of satisfaction.
I think she was looking for happiness.
the agony and ecstasy of holiday romance
She ate with great enjoyment.
It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
a period of domestic felicity
His victory was greeted with glee.
Eventually they recognized him, much to his gratification.
His speech was received with rapture by his supporters.
See delight in or take a delight in something or someone
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in the sense of amuse
to cause to laugh or smileThe thought seemed to amuse her.
in the sense of bliss
perfect happinessIt was a scene of such domestic bliss.
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