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Synonyms for delightful
dɪˈlaɪt fəlde·light·ful

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delightful

    Agreeable refers to whatever gives a mild degree of pleasure; as, an agreeable perfume. Acceptable indicates a thing to be worthy of acceptance; as, an acceptable offering. Grateful is stronger than agreeable or gratifying, indicating whatever awakens a feeling akin to gratitude. A pleasant face and pleasing manners arouse pleasurable sensations, and make the possessor an agreeable companion; if possessed of intelligence, vivacity, and goodness, such a person's society will be delightful. Criminals may find each other's company congenial, but scarcely delightful. Satisfying denotes anything that is received with calm acquiescence, as substantial food, or established truth. That is welcome which is received with joyful heartiness; as, welcome tidings. Compare BEAUTIFUL; CHARMING; DELICIOUS.

    Synonyms:
    acceptable, agreeable, congenial, delicious, grateful, gratifying, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, refreshing, satisfying, welcome

    Antonyms:
    depressing, disappointing, distressing, hateful, horrible, melancholy, miserable, mournful, painful, saddening, woful, wretched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delightful, deliciousadjective

    greatly pleasing or entertaining

    "a delightful surprise"; "the comedy was delightful"; "a delicious joke"

    Synonyms:
    luscious, delicious, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy, pleasant-tasting, delectable

    Antonyms:
    displeasing

Editors Contribution

  1. delicioso

    something delightful to eat

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delightfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    charming, enchanting, ravishing, very agreeable, highly pleasing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. delightfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    charming, enchanting, rapturous, beatific, ravishing, delectable, pleasurable, delicious, congenial, enjoyable

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How to use delightful in a sentence?

  1. Sydney Smith:

    His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful.

  2. Herodotus:

    Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

  3. Donald Culross Peattie:

    Beauty is excrescence, superabundance, random ebulience, and sheer delightful waste to be enjoyed in its own right.

  4. Erasmus:

    War is delightful to those who have not experienced it.

  5. Sidonius Apollinaris:

    most delightful time in the most beautiful country in the company of Tonantius Ferreolus (the elder) and Apollinaris, the most charming hosts in the world

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