delighted

[ dih-lahy-tid ]
/ dɪˈlaɪ tɪd /

adjective

highly pleased.
Obsolete. delightful.

Nearby words

  1. deliciousness,
  2. delict,
  3. deligate,
  4. deligation,
  5. delight,
  6. delightedly,
  7. delightful,
  8. delightsome,
  9. delilah,
  10. delillo

Origin of delighted

First recorded in 1595–1605; delight + -ed2

SYNONYMS FOR delighted
1. captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic.

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for delightedly

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 Formsdelightedly, adverbdelightedness, noun

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