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delightsome

[dih-lahyt-suh m]
adjective Literary.
  1. highly pleasing; delightful.
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Origin of delightsome

First recorded in 1490–1500; delight + -some1
Related formsde·light·some·ly, adverbde·light·some·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for delightsome

Historical Examples

  • And the burdensome one is toilsome, while the delightsome one is pleasurable.

    On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

    St. Thomas Aquinas

  • It is because joy is fugitive that it leaves us a delightsome memory.

    Remember the Alamo

    Amelia E. Barr

  • But if these are expressions of thankful love, they are delightsome to Him.

  • It is so quiet, and my thoughts now and tan be so delightsome.

  • Burton and his wife never forgot these delightsome causeries.