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 ?
Nothing delighted you more than to have me tie my piece bags on your backs for burdens, give you hats and sticks and rolls of paper, and let you travel through the house from the cellar, which was the City of Destruction, up, up, to the housetop, where you had all the lovely things you could collect to make a Celestial City.
He was amazed and delighted with his own mind and when he walked on again spoke of the matter with fervor.
The cold stung, and at the same time delighted one.
Monsieur Ratignolle was delighted to see her, though he found her looking not so well as at Grand Isle, and he advised a tonic.
Of this scene, Duncan, who, in his eagerness to report his arrival, had entered unannounced, stood many moments an unobserved and a delighted spectator.
And Isaacs & Sons were delighted at the great man's pleasantry, and afterward repeated it many times, calling upon each other to bear witness, and Spear felt as though some one had given him a new backbone, and Andrews, who was guiding Thorndike out of the building, was thinking to himself what a great confidence man had been lost when Thorndike became a banker.
The delighted Dick, with conscious vanity beaming from every feature of his shining face, lightly waved the compliment aside with his handkerchief, as she continued, "But I am forgetting the message.
The path which would best have suited her was the well-worn track of ordinary life; the companions in whom she would most have delighted were such as one encounters at every turn.
She promised to do this, and she mentioned to me that when, for a moment, disburdened, delighted, he held her hand, thanking her for the sacrifice, she already felt rewarded.
But though the green palmy cliffs of the land soon loomed on the starboard bow, and with delighted nostrils the fresh cinnamon was snuffed in the air, yet not a single jet was descried.
It would be but fair to them to say that the little boy was delighted with his work, and at the idea of earning a lot of money; and also that the two were very much in love with each other.
Aunt Chloe, having thus saved appearances, seemed highly delighted to push the thing under, saying, as she did so, "Well, mebbe 't will do 'em some good.