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Synonyms for delightful
dɪˈlaɪt fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delightful, delicious(adj)

    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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. delicioso

    something delightful to eat

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delightful(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. delightful(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    delicious, charming, lovely, exquisite, wonderful, scrumptious, delectable, tasty, pleasant, yummy

How to pronounce delightful?

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#12582delightful
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#13559refreshing
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#19953yummy
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#44226delectable
#57269scrumptious
#58985congenial
#277280toothsome

How to use delightful in a sentence?

  1. John Milton:

    If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectfy manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.

  2. Mike Huckabee:

    The sad thing about it is she (Handler) boasts about two abortions she had at 16, i think she's jealous of my daughter. My daughter has a husband who loves her and is wonderful to her. My daughter has three delightful children. ... She goes to church and lives a life Chelsea Handler has never known.

  3. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.

  4. George Eliot:

    Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.

  5. Amit Ray:

    Cleanliness is a mindset – a positive habit that keeps the body, mind, and environment happy, healthy, simple, neat, and delightful.


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