Definition of Delightful

1. Adjective. Greatly pleasing or entertaining. "A delicious joke"

Exact synonyms: Delicious
Similar to: Pleasing



Definition of Delightful

1. a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction.

Definition of Delightful

1. Adjective. Pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delightful

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Delightful

1. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction. "Delightful bowers." Spenser. "Delightful fruit." Synonym: Delicious, charming. See Delicious. Delight"fully, Delight"fulness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Delightful

deliensite
deligate
deligation
deligations
delight
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delighted
delightedly
delightedness
delightednesses
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delila
delimb

Literary usage of Delightful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"Mr. and Mrs. Pennell's " A Canterbury Pilgrimage" and Mrs. Dodd's " Cathedral Days" make delightful guides to the cathedral towns of Eng. land. ..."

2. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"Luther) stands amazed; when she suddenly Delightful ' remembers the little ... It ' made me laugh in that most delightful of ways, with the ' tears in my ..."

3. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"How delightful was that still night, after having been so long involved in the din of the warring elements! I9th.—Three whale-boats and the yawl, ..."

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