delighted


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de·light·ed

 (dĭ-lī′tĭd)
adj.
1. Filled with delight.
2. Obsolete Delightful.

de·light′ed·ly adv.
de·light′ed·ness n.

delighted

(dɪˈlaɪtɪd)
adj
(often foll by an infinitive) extremely pleased (to do something): I'm delighted to hear it!.
sentence substitute
I should be delighted to!
deˈlightedly adv
deˈlightedness n

de•light•ed

(dɪˈlaɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. highly pleased.
2. Obs. delightful.
[1595–1605]
de•light′ed•ly, adv.

delighted

delightful
1. 'delighted'

If you are delighted, you are very pleased and excited about something.

He was delighted with his achievement.
He was delighted to meet them again.

You do not use words such as 'very' or 'extremely' in front of delighted. If you want to say that someone is extremely pleased and excited, you can say that they are absolutely delighted.

They were absolutely delighted with François from the start.

You do not use words such as 'fairly', 'quite', or 'almost' in front of delighted.

2. 'delightful'

Do not confuse delighted with delightful. If you say that someone or something is delightful, you mean that they are very pleasant and attractive.

Her children really are delightful.
...a delightful room.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.delighted - greatly pleased
pleased - experiencing or manifesting pleasure
2.delighted - filled with wonder and delightdelighted - filled with wonder and delight  
enchanted - influenced as by charms or incantations

delighted

delighted

adjective
Eagerly compliant:
Translations
nadšený
fornøjet
iloinen
razdragan
大喜びの
아주 기뻐하는
glad
รู้สึกชื่นชมยินดี
vui sướng

delighted

[dɪˈlaɪtɪd] ADJ delighted!¡encantado!
I'd be delightedcon (mucho) gusto
to be delighted at or with sthestar encantado con algo
we are delighted with itestamos encantados con ello
(I'm) delighted to meet you(estoy) encantado de conocerlo, mucho gusto de conocerlo
I was delighted to hear the newsme alegró mucho recibir la noticia
we shall be delighted to comeestaremos encantados de ir

delighted

[dɪˈlaɪtɪd] adj (= very pleased) [person] → enchanté(e), ravi(e)
I'd be delighted → j'en serais enchanté(e), j'en serais ravi(e)
to be delighted that ... → être enchanté(e) que ..., être ravi(e) que ...
to be delighted with sth → être ravi(e) de qch
to be delighted to do sth → être enchanté(e) de faire qch, être ravi(e) de faire qch
He'll be delighted to see you → Il sera ravi de vous voir.

delighted

adj (→ über +acc) → erfreut, entzückt; to be delightedsich sehr freuen (→ at über +acc, → that dass); absolutely delightedhocherfreut, ganz entzückt; delighted to meet you!sehr angenehm!; we will be delighted to accept (your invitation)wir nehmen Ihre Einladung gern an; I’d be delighted to help youich würde Ihnen sehr gern helfen

delighted

[dɪˈlaɪtɪd] adj delighted (with sb/sth)contentissimo/a (di qn/qc), felice (di qn/qc)
delighted at sth → contentissimo/a di qc, felice di qc
to be delighted to do sth/that → essere felice di fare qc/che + sub
I'd be delighted → con grande piacere

delighted

مَسْرُور nadšený fornøjet entzückt ενθουσιασμένος encantado iloinen enchanté razdragan lieto 大喜びの 아주 기뻐하는 verrukt lykkelig zachwycony encantado восхищенный glad รู้สึกชื่นชมยินดี hoşnut vui sướng 高兴的

delighted

a. encantado-a;
v.
to be ___tener mucho gusto.
References in classic literature ?
In common with all the world, we have been much delighted with "The Shepherd's Hunting" by Withers--a poem partaking, in a remarkable degree, of the peculiarities of "Il Penseroso.
They learned all the trails and cow-paths; but nothing delighted them more than to essay the roughest and most impossible rides, where they were glad to crouch and crawl along the narrowest deer-runs, Bob and Mab struggling and forcing their way along behind.
And thereafter she never came to the bed of wise Zeus for a full year, not to sit in her carved chair as aforetime to plan wise counsel for him, but stayed in her temples where many pray, and delighted in her offerings, large-eyed queenly Hera.
So prodigiously good was the eating and drinking on board these sluggish but most comfortable vessels, that there are legends extant of an English traveller, who, coming to Belgium for a week, and travelling in one of these boats, was so delighted with the fare there that he went backwards and forwards from Ghent to Bruges perpetually until the railroads were invented, when he drowned himself on the last trip of the passage-boat.
There was such fascination in her pluck, nimbleness, the continual exhibition of unfailing seaworthiness, in the semblance of courage and endurance, that I could not give up the delight of watching her run through the three unforgettable days of that gale which my mate also delighted to extol as "a famous shove.
Adam was delighted and replied cordially; he had often heard his father speak of the older branch of the family with whom his people had long lost touch.
Refreshed, delighted, invigorated, I walked along, forgetting all my cares, feeling as if I had wings to my feet, and could go at least forty miles without fatigue, and experiencing a sense of exhilaration to which I had been an entire stranger since the days of early youth.
A roar of delighted shrieks arose in the nursery, and never ceased till they had set off for the bathing-place.
Dashwood's estimation he was as faultless as in Marianne's; and Elinor saw nothing to censure in him but a propensity, in which he strongly resembled and peculiarly delighted her sister, of saying too much what he thought on every occasion, without attention to persons or circumstances.
While my companion contemplated with a serious and satisfied spirit the magnificent appearances of things, I delighted in investigating their causes.
Allen, I long to introduce them; they will be so delighted to see you: the tallest is Isabella, my eldest; is not she a fine young woman?
All who read it were delighted with the poems, and said that if there was any more such poetry in the Highlands, it should be gathered together and printed before it was lost and forgotten for ever.