delighted

[ dih-lahy-tid ]
/ dɪˈlaɪ tɪd /

adjective

highly pleased.
Obsolete. delightful.

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Origin of delighted

First recorded in 1595–1605; delight + -ed2

SYNONYMS FOR delighted

1 captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic.

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British Dictionary definitions for delighted

delighted
/ (dɪˈlaɪtɪd) /

adjective

(often foll by an infinitive) extremely pleased (to do something)I'm delighted to hear it!

sentence substitute

I should be delighted to!

Derived forms of delighted

delightedly, adverbdelightedness, noun
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