- giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing: a delightful surprise.
Origin of delightful
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pleasant, pleasurable, enjoyable; charming, enchanting, delectable, agreeable.
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Examples from the Web for undelightful
The walk from one mansion to the other was no undelightful prelude to our interviews.Wieland; or The Transformation
Charles Brockden Brown
He is a dispeopler of his kingdom and a prey to his enemies, an undelightful friend and a tormentor of himself.
Such a thought gives, as it ought, to this life an awful, but not undelightful significance.Rab and His Friends and Other Papers
Undelightful; note this especially, for it is the peculiar character of etching that it cannot render beauty.On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)
- giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc
Word Origin and History for undelightful
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