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de·light in

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  1. delight in

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate, wonder

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

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#370love
#1650enjoy
#1701respect
#3339wonder
#4193honor
#6468approve
#12073esteem
#16605admire
#23934adore
#24843revere
#27690applaud
#79099extol
#143836venerate

How to use delight in in a sentence?

  1. Henry Fielding:

    LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.

  2. Rose Kennedy:

    Birds sing after a storm why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them

  3. John Owen:

    Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.

  4. William Congreve:

    If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.

  5. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez:

    While the promoters of hate, death and violence delight in their destabilization plans, President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a deployment of ministers to ensure the Venezuelan people are attended to.


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