Definition of delight :
1. A high degree of gratification of mind; a high- wrought state of pleasurable feeling; lively pleasure; extreme satisfaction; joy.
2. Licentious pleasure; lust.
3. That which gives great pleasure or delight.
4. To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear.
5. To have or take great delight or pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; - followed by an infinitive, or by in.
glamour, witch, carry, make happy, make whoopie, delectation, dishonour, jollify, tickle, transmit, entrance, transfer, enliven, dishonor, enamour, ship, pleasance, dote on, channelise, send, hex, fascinate, exult, like, outrage, channelize, disport, enamor, savor, enchant, gladden, joyousness, channel, bewitch, revel, captivate, bask, racket, wassail, capture, transport, savour, enjoy, love, happy, jinx, occupy, becharm, overjoy, ravish, violate, trance, recreate, enthral, catch, study at pleasure, assault, groove on, adore, whoop it up, rejoice, rape, enrapture, make merry, eat up, interest
amuse (part of speech: verb)
pleasure (part of speech: noun)
ecstasy, jollity, exhilaration, agreeability, complaisance, gladness, brightness, enthrallment, contentment, gaiety, joyfulness, entertainment, rapture, joy, bliss, gratification, enjoyment, happiness, amusement, sunniness, satisfaction, pleasure, well-being, euphoria, cheer, bonniness, cheerfulness, relish
please (part of speech: verb)
- " 'Have you ever heard, in your country, of the Castle of True Delight? - "Jewel's Story Book", Clara Louise Burnham.
- This, however wide apart it may seem, was closely bound to my presence in Havana, to my delight and purpose there. - "San CristÃ³bal de la Habana", Joseph Hergesheimer.
- To be alone with the girl to whom he is not engaged is a man's delight;- to be alone with the man to whom she is engaged is the woman's. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.