Definition for DE-LIGHT'

DE-LIGHT', n. [deli'te; Fr. delice; Sp. delicia; It. delizia; L. deliciæ, connected with delector; probably allied to Eng. like.]

  1. A high degree of pleasure, or satisfaction of mind; joy. His delight is in the law of the Lord. – Ps. i.
  2. That which gives great pleasure; that which affords delight. Titus was the delight of human kind. – Dryden. I was daily his delight. – Prov. viii. Delight is a more permanent pleasure than joy, and not dependent on sudden excitement.

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