- highly pleased.
- Obsolete. delightful.
Origin of delighted
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1. captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic.
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Related Wordsadmiringly, willingly, warmly, cordially, freely, heartily, readily, cheerfully, cheerily, enthusiastically, gratefully, gleefully, peacefully, lovingly, merrily, gladly, blithely, joyfully, graciously, playfully
Examples from the Web for delightedly
Shelley, who had left her apartment and had to wait a month before moving into her new one, delightedly agreed to a long vacation.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
"And old Lambert," said one of the other girls, delightedly.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Like all these ladies, she was delightedly preparing for the fray.
It touched him a little to see how delightedly the girl welcomed him.Jolly Sally Pendleton
Laura Jean Libbey
"He really seems to understand," exclaimed Roger delightedly.The Forbidden Trail
"You've got a level head, Mr. Postmaster," he said, delightedly.The Rainy Day Railroad War
- (often foll by an infinitive) extremely pleased (to do something)I'm delighted to hear it!
- I should be delighted to!
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