'Delight' definitions:

Definition of 'delight'

(from WordNet)
A feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction; "his delight to see her was obvious to all" [syn: delight, delectation]
Something or someone that provides a source of happiness; "a joy to behold"; "the pleasure of his company"; "the new car is a delight" [syn: joy, delight, pleasure]
Give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation" [syn: please, delight] [ant: displease]
Take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter" [syn: delight, enjoy, revel]
Hold spellbound [syn: enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight] [ant: disenchant, disillusion]

Definition of 'Delight'

  • Delight \De*light"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Delighting.] [OE. deliten, OF. delitier, deleitier, F. d['e]lecter, fr. L. delectare to entice away, to delight (sc. by attracting or alluring), intens. of delicere to allure, delight; de- + lacere to entice, allure; cf. laqueus a snare. Cf. Delectate, Delicate, Delicious, Dilettante, Elicit, Lace.] To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear. [1913 Webster]
  • Inventions to delight the taste. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • Delight our souls with talk of knightly deeds. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Delight'

  • Delight \De*light"\, v. i. To have or take great delight or pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; -- followed by an infinitive, or by in. [1913 Webster]
  • Love delights in praises. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • I delight to do thy will, O my God. --Ps. xl. 8. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Delight'

  • Delight \De*light"\, n. [OE. delit, OF. delit, deleit, fr. delitier, to delight. See Delight, v. t.]
  • 1. A high degree of gratification of mind; a high- wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy. [1913 Webster]
  • Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • A fool hath no delight in understanding. --Prov. xviii. 2. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. That which gives great pleasure or delight. [1913 Webster]
  • Heaven's last, best gift, my ever new delight. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. Licentious pleasure; lust. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'delight'

From: Moby Thesaurus

Delight, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas

From: Gazetteer 2000
Name :
Delight, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
Population (2000) :
Housing Units (2000) :
Land area (2000) :
0.455734 sq. miles (1.180346 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
0.455734 sq. miles (1.180346 sq. km)
FIPS code :
Located within :
Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
Location :
34.030717 N, 93.503269 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :
Note :
some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.