delightful

[dih-lahyt-fuhl]
adjective
giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing: a delightful surprise.

Origin:
1520–30; delight + -ful

delightfully, adverb
delightfulness, noun
undelightful, adjective
undelightfully, adverb


pleasant, pleasurable, enjoyable; charming, enchanting, delectable, agreeable.


disagreeable.
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delightful (dɪˈlaɪtfʊl)
 
adj
giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc
 
de'lightfully
 
adv
 
de'lightfulness
 
n

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Example sentences
And clips of our own charming family members are of course delightful to us and totally boring to everyone else.
The actors are super and marvelously authentic, the language excerpts are
  soaring and delightful.
We ended up eating with her and her delightful group of friends.
Bistable illusions are those delightful images that can be seen in one of two
  ways.
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