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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELIGHTFULNESS

The first few hours on shore after a voyage have a delightfulness all their own.

They feel that it enhances the delightfulness of every glass they drink.

I can appreciate the delightfulness of the compliment, for I believe it is sincere.

To meet an old friend is as the delightfulness of rain after drought.

It is as careful and as rich as it can be, yet it adds no delightfulness to the edifice.

Each year adds to the variety of our fruits and the delightfulness of our flowers.

Who that has not known it, can ever understand the delightfulness of a quarterly meeting?

The capacities for sweetness and delightfulness were there within her, but all in a crude, undeveloped state.

Never—oh, never, if I talked about it for a hundred years—could I give you an idea of the delightfulness of being able to fly!

And its delightfulness ought mainly to consist in those very imperfections which mark it for work done in times of rest.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from delight (n.) + -ful. Related: Delightfully.

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