delighted

[ dih-lahy-tid ]
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adjective
  1. highly pleased.

  2. Obsolete. delightful.

Origin of delighted

1
First recorded in 1595–1605; delight + -ed2

Other words for delighted

1 captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic
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Other words from delighted

  • de·light·ed·ly, adverb
  • de·light·ed·ness, noun
  • qua·si-de·light·ed, adjective
  • qua·si-de·light·ed·ly, adverb
  • un·de·light·ed, adjective
  • un·de·light·ed·ly, adverb

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How to use delighted in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for delighted

delighted

/ (dɪˈlaɪtɪd) /


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

sentence substitute
  1. I should be delighted to!

Derived forms of delighted

  • delightedly, adverb
  • delightedness, noun

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