delighted

[ dih-lahy-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF delighted

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELIGHTED

At Percival's suggestion of a walk, Miss Milbrey was delighted.

"I can make a horse do what I want," he said, delighted at the compliment.

We were delighted at a change in our mode of traveling and living.

I am more than delighted to find he has begun to take an interest in music.

Thus a new paradise of God-labour opened on the delighted eyes of Hester.

Meanwhile her mentor, Mr. Day, was delighted at the interruption of her task.

His delighted vanity found in it the most insidious of compliments, as she had intended.

One, a young Jesuit who had been in England, was delighted to practise his English.

He said but two words to me, it is true, but I was struck with them, and your daughter will be delighted with him.

Sir, I am delighted to have come here just in time to see you.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, deliten, from Old French delitier (see delight (n.)). Related: Delighted; delighting.

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