from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Filled with delight.
- adj. Obsolete Delightful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Greatly pleased.
- adj. Filled with wonder and delight.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of delight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Endowed with delight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Greatly pleased; joyous; joyful.
- Delightful; delighted-in.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. filled with wonder and delight
- adj. greatly pleased
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As a proof that this view of the construction is correct, let L.B.L. substitute for "delighted spirit", _spirit no longer delighted_, and he will find that it gives precisely the sense which he deduces from the passage as it stands.
I'm delighted that she was there to do it -- _delighted.
The word that came to her as she looked down was the word delighted.
Gillam began tensing himself up in delighted anticipation of the chorus.
My brother and I walked in delighted by our fear, and laid our open palms on the wet yellow sawdust.
Today's title delighted me, and should delight you:
To say that we were and are delighted is to put it mildly, and subsequent events have intensified our interest in his subject.
The result was, of course, that he made a good record, and the A that Henley gave him in English delighted him so much that he almost forgot his fraternity troubles.
Peter danced gleefully back and forth patting his small stomach in delighted anticipation of the approaching feast.
'Eh, you needn't think you're going to knock spots off my wife, any of you,' cried Colin delighted at the sally.