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de·light·ful

delightful

 
pronunciation:
d laIt fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: very pleasing; causing delight.
The dancers gave a delightful performance that pleased both the audience and the critics.The new science museum is a delightful place to visit.She found him delightful and laughed at all his jokes.
synonyms:
charming, delectable, ravishing
antonyms:
abominable, annoying, appalling, foul, hateful, horrible, horrid, loathsome, obnoxious, odious, rotten, terrible, wretched
similar words:
adorable, agreeable, amiable, darling, engaging, enjoyable, glad, glorious, joyful, joyous, lovely, nice, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, prepossessing, winning, winsome
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derivations: delightfully (adv.), delightfulness (n.)
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