a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture:
She takes great delight in her job.
something that gives great pleasure:
The dance was a delight to see.
verb (used with object)
to give great pleasure, satisfaction, or enjoyment to; please highly:
The show delighted everyone.
verb (used without object)
to have great pleasure; take pleasure (followed by in or an infinitive):
She delights in going for long walks in the country.
(transitive) to please greatly
(intransitive) foll by in. to take great pleasure (in)
extreme pleasure or satisfaction; joy
something that causes this: music was always his delight

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