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Definition of "delighted" []

  • Filled with delight. (adjective)
  • Obsolete Delightful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "delighted" in a sentence
  • "As a proof that this view of the construction is correct, let L.B.L. substitute for "delighted spirit", _spirit no longer delighted_, and he will find that it gives precisely the sense which he deduces from the passage as it stands."
  • "I'm delighted that she was there to do it -- _delighted."
  • "The word that came to her as she looked down was the word delighted."