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Synonyms for delighted
dɪˈlaɪ tɪdde·light·ed

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delighted

    Happy primarily refers to something that comes "by good hap," a chance that brings prosperity, benefit, or success.

    And grasps the skirts of happy chance.

    Tennyson In Memoriam lxiii, st. 2.

    In this sense happy is closely allied to fortunate and lucky. (See FORTUNATE.) Happy has, however, so far diverged from this original sense as to apply to advantages where chance is not recognized, or is even excluded by direct reference to the divine will, when it becomes almost equivalent to blessed.

    Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth.

    Job v, 17.

    Happy is also applied to the ready dexterity or skill by which favorable results (usually in minor matters) are secured, when it becomes a synonym for dexterous, felicitous, and the associated words; as, he has a happy wit; happy at retort (compare CLEVER). In its most frequent present use, happy is applied to the state of one enjoying happiness, or to that by which happiness is expressed; as, a happy heart; a happy face; happy laughter; happy tears (compare synonyms for HAPPINESS). Cheerful applies to the possession or expression of a moderate and tranquil happiness. A cheery word spontaneously gives cheer to others; a cheering word is more distinctly planned to cheer and encourage. Gay applies to an effusive and superficial happiness (often not really worthy of that name) perhaps resulting largely from abundant animal spirits: we speak of gay revelers or a gay horse. A buoyant spirit is, as it were, borne up by joy and hope. A sunny disposition has a constant tranquil brightness that irradiates all who come within its influence.

    Compare synonyms for GRIEF.

    Synonyms:
    blessed, blissful, blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, cheerful, cheering, cheery, delightful, dexterous, felicitous, fortunate, gay, glad, happy, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, lucky, merry, mirthful, pleased, prosperous, rapturous, rejoiced, rejoicing, smiling, sprightly, successful, sunny

    Preposition:
    A happy event for him; happy at a reply; happy in his home, with his friends, among his children; happy at the discovery, over his success.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delightedadjective

    greatly pleased

    Synonyms:
    charmed, enthralled, captivated, beguiled, entranced

    Antonyms:
    displeased, disenchanted

  2. beguiled, captivated, charmed, delighted, enthralled, entrancedadjective

    filled with wonder and delight

    Synonyms:
    charmed, enthralled, captivated, beguiled, entranced

    Antonyms:
    disenchanted, displeased

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. delightedadjective

    Synonyms:
    charmed, overjoyed, enraptured

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "delighted":

    pleased, glad, happy, ravi, satisfied, welcome, thrilled, nice, charmed

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How to use delighted in a sentence?

  1. Ed Maggs:

    They're absolutely delighted. It's the second time they've tried to buy this manuscript, to finally bring it home for them now is a great moment.

  2. Emmanuel Macron:

    I'm delighted that together, we will be able to work on a common shared road map for the European Union and the Eurozone, ... I hope very much in the weeks to come, we will be able to devise a common shared road map between France and Germany... We need more trust, much more trust and more specifically, results.

  3. Charlotte Crosswell:

    We are delighted that regulators are keeping in step with the times, as this approach has propelled the UK to the forefront of financial services innovation, and allowed us to consistently maintain that position.

  4. Jonny Evans:

    I’m delighted to commit myself to the club, and delighted the club have committed themselves to me, i’ve loved it here since the day I came in. The players are ambitious... and it’s been great for me to come in alongside that and be a part of it.

  5. Goolagong Cawley:

    What a wonderful result for Australia and how exciting that another Aboriginal has won at the French, tennis Australia and all lovers of tennis here and around the world will be delighted by the natural skills and flair Ash possesses.

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