Definition for delighted

adjective as in very happy

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Example Sentences

We were delighted to see that our new chimeric enzyme is up to three times faster than the naturally evolved separate enzymes, opening new avenues for further improvements.

From Fortune

Finally, I was delighted to see that there was a fierce competition in Iowa’s Sheldon Community School District.

“I am delighted to have Berkshire Hathaway participate in the future of Japan and the five companies we have chosen for investment,” Buffett, 90, said in a statement announcing the investment, which sent shares in all five companies up on Monday.

From Fortune

On the whole, of course, Lakers fans will be delighted if they have the luxury of debating the merits of various championship methodologies in a couple of months.

In-market audiences are either loyal customers who are delighted by your products or interested clients who have been checking your brand out on virtual media.

One guy hams it up as Juliet, blonde wig and all, as a crowd gathers, delighted by the impromptu performance.

In doing so, the vice president delighted the audience with a personal anecdote from his childhood as Joey Biden.

Pryor had yet to become the volatile social satirist who unnerved white industry executives and delighted black audiences.

“I was delighted to collaborate,” he said in the interview with Retro Report.

She did indeed go to Harvard, where she majored in English and delighted in reading Chaucer in Old English.

He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.

Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.

Very well,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “and will be delighted to see you, I am sure.

She was delighted by your brilliant talk and sense of humour, but still more delighted by your cordiality and kindness.

Murat, who had earnestly begged to be allowed to share the Austrian campaign of 1809, was delighted to serve in person.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delighted, such as: captivated, charmed, ecstatic, elated, enchanted, and excited.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.