Delighted



adjective
1.
highly pleased.
2.
Obsolete. delightful.
noun
1.
a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture:
She takes great delight in her job.
2.
something that gives great pleasure:
The dance was a delight to see.
verb (used with object)
3.
to give great pleasure, satisfaction, or enjoyment to; please highly:
The show delighted everyone.
verb (used without object)
4.
to have great pleasure; take pleasure (followed by in or an infinitive):
She delights in going for long walks in the country.
adjective
1.
(often foll by an infinitive) extremely pleased (to do something): I’m delighted to hear it!
sentence substitute
2.
I should be delighted to!
verb
1.
(transitive) to please greatly
2.
(intransitive) foll by in. to take great pleasure (in)
noun
3.
extreme pleasure or satisfaction; joy
4.
something that causes this: music was always his delight
delight

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