- delcassé, théophile,
- deledda, grazia,
Origin of delectation
Examples from the Web for delectation
He went shrimping off the end of the pier for the delectation of the mincing crowd of promenaders twice more.The Master of the Ceremonies|George Manville Fenn
Helen smiled in her sleeve, and laid the little discussion away in her memory for "Motherdie's" delectation.
I fear I have kept you all too long from the feast prepared for your delectation.Six One-Act Plays|Margaret Scott Oliver
Was it his lordly thought to foster her talents for his own delectation and that of the few privileged?The Whirlpool|George Gissing
The chief's wife welcomed us to the island, and stated that a dish of yams was being prepared for our delectation.Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea.|W. D. Pitcairn
mid-14c., from Old French delectation "enjoyment" (12c.), from Latin delectationem (nominative delectatio), noun of action from past participle stem of delectare (see delight (n.)).