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See definition of delights on Dictionary.com
  • nounenjoyment, happiness
  • verbmake happy; experience happiness

synonyms for delights

  • contentment
  • glee
  • joy
  • pleasure
  • satisfaction
  • delectation
  • ecstasy
  • enchantment
  • felicity
  • fruition
  • gladness
  • gratification
  • hilarity
  • jollity
  • mirth
  • rapture
  • relish
  • transport
  • joyance

antonyms for delights

MOST RELEVANT
  • discontent
  • dissatisfaction
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • depression
  • disappointment
  • dismay
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • pain
  • trouble
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How to use delights in a sentence

For God's sake write and persuade him to go to Davos at once—and picture the delights of a pretty and devoted nurse.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It is best known from its connection with the immortal dreamer, John Bunyan, whose memory it now delights to honor.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The women knit her a pair of stockings or a shawl, and the Queen delights them by accepting their presents.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
A Scotch pastor was trying to give a farmer of his parish an idea of the delights which await us in Paradise.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Not only are the delights of this country mine for the asking, but my name is an Open Sesame in every land.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He saw pictures of exquisite delights, of earthly paradises, of joys that made life an ecstasy.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
No, he could not bear to become poor again, and he would not give up the delights he had dreamt of.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The disease of pessimism springs never from real troubles, which it braces men to bear, which it delights men to bear well.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
You need waste no eloquence upon the delights of science,—acknowledge that art also has its charms.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
He delights in the sound of musical instruments, and moves in exact time to the sound of the trumpet and tabor.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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