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delightful

[dih-lahyt-fuh l] /dɪˈlaɪt fəl/
adjective
1.
giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing:
a delightful surprise.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; delight + -ful
Related forms
delightfully, adverb
delightfulness, noun
undelightful, adjective
undelightfully, adverb
Synonyms
pleasant, pleasurable, enjoyable; charming, enchanting, delectable, agreeable.
Antonyms
disagreeable.
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British Dictionary definitions for de-lightful

delightful

/dɪˈlaɪtfʊl/
adjective
1.
giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc
Derived Forms
delightfully, adverb
delightfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for de-lightful

delightful

adj.

c.1400, from delight (n.) + -ful. Related: Delightfully.

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