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Synonyms for delight

Synonyms for delight

a feeling of extreme gratification aroused by something good or desired

to feel or take joy or pleasure

to like or enjoy enthusiastically, often excessively

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to give great or keen pleasure to

Synonyms for delight

a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction

something or someone that provides a source of happiness

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take delight in

References in classic literature ?
Sometimes it seemed an ecstasy of delight and happiness.
Nature -- except it were human nature -- the nature that is developed in earth and sky, was, in one sense, hidden from me; and all the imaginative delight wherewith it had been spiritualized passed away out of my mind.
Rochester has sat by the hour, his ear inclined to the fascinating lips that took such delight in their task of communicating; and Mr.
Mary's heart began to thump and her hands to shake a little in her delight and excitement.
Let me down," screamed Henrietta in an ecstasy of delight and apprehension.
He took advantage of the young man's leave of absence to show him Paris, with all its luxurious and artistic delights.
With this nation of artists in emotion, the taste of the tea is a thing of lesser importance; it is the aroma which remains and delights.
It was that they found keener delights and deeper satisfactions in little things.
But Leto alone stays by the side of Zeus who delights in thunder; and then she unstrings his bow, and closes his quiver, and takes his archery from his strong shoulders in her hands and hangs them on a golden peg against a pillar of his father's house.
He who delights the most lives the most, and your dreams and unrealities are less disturbing to you and more gratifying than are my facts to me.
We felt that they were not the tyrants to rule our lot according to their caprice, but the agents and creators of all the many delights which we enjoyed.
The intense Pequod sailed on; the rolling waves and days went by; the life-buoy-coffin still lightly swung; and another ship, most miserably misnamed the Delight, was descried.
Her skin was very brown, but, from its transparency, her complexion was uncommonly brilliant; her features were all good; her smile was sweet and attractive; and in her eyes, which were very dark, there was a life, a spirit, an eagerness, which could hardily be seen without delight.
This knows my punisher; therefore as farr From granting hee, as I from begging peace: All hope excluded thus, behold in stead Of us out-cast, exil'd, his new delight, Mankind created, and for him this World.
As me and my companions were scrambling up a hill, The path was lost in rolling stones, but we went forward still; For we can wriggle and climb, my lads, and turn up everywhere, Oh, it's our delight on a mountain height, with a leg or two to spare!