In fact, from the delighted expression on his face, it seemed to set off an interior monologue that you can just about hear.
He delighted, when you were with him, of being told stories that he had told you.
He delighted in his grandchildren, children, and - above all - his marriages.
Fans were delighted, but within the band there were signs of boredom and discord.
I'll be delighted to meet readers there - and (of course) to sign copies of Patriots.
I suppose it was very ignoble of me, but I was delighted at it.
I am more than delighted to find he has begun to take an interest in music.
The father, who delighted in a gay throng, beamed at us from over the table.
His delighted vanity found in it the most insidious of compliments, as she had intended.
When Great-Heart is delighted with Mr. Honest, he calls him "a cock of the right kind."
c.1200, delit, from Old French delit "pleasure, delight, sexual desire," from delitier "please greatly, charm," from Latin delectare "to allure, delight, charm, please," frequentative of delicere "entice" (see delicious). Spelled delite until 16c. when it changed under influence of light, flight, etc.
c.1200, deliten, from Old French delitier (see delight (n.)). Related: Delighted; delighting.