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Synonyms of 'delight'

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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of amuse
Definition
to cause to laugh or smile
The thought seemed to amuse her.
in the sense of bliss
Definition
perfect happiness
It was a scene of such domestic bliss.
in the sense of charm
Definition
to attract, fascinate, or delight
My brother charms everyone he meets.

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