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Definition of "delightful" []

  • Greatly pleasing. (adjective)
  • Giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc (adjective)

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Use "delightful" in a sentence
  • "After a short visit which Josephine made to St. Leu, and which she describes as delightful, she returned to Malmaison, and Hortense went to the springs of Aix-la-Chapelle, taking her two children with her."
  • "Inut is a delightful adventure with spectacular scenery -- winning the Woodstock Film Festival's cinematography award -- paced for Greenland culture and the mammoth landscape, while revealing a culture under attack in delightful story telling fashion."
  • "It is paced for the Greenlandic tempo and the desolate landscape, as it reveals a culture under attack in delightful story telling fashion."