quasi-delighted

delighted

[dih-lahy-tid]
adjective
1.
highly pleased.
2.
Obsolete, delightful.

Origin:
1595–1605; delight + -ed2

delightedly, adverb
delightedness, noun
quasi-delighted, adjective
quasi-delightedly, adverb
undelighted, adjective
undelightedly, adverb


1. captivated, enraptured, enchanted, ecstatic.
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delighted (dɪˈlaɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  ( often foll by an infinitive ) extremely pleased (to do something): I'm delighted to hear it!
 
sentence substitute
2.  I should be delighted to!
 
de'lightedly
 
adv
 
de'lightedness
 
n

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delight
early 13c., delit, from O.Fr. delit, from delitier "please greatly, charm," from L. delectare "to allure, delight," freq. of delicere "entice" (see delicious). Spelled delite until 16c. when it changed under influence of light, flight, etc. Related: Delightful (1520s).
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