Delight in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Delight

To give delight to; to affect with great pleasure; to please highly. | (intransitive) To have or take great pleasure. | Joy; pleasure.

Short Example Sentences for Delight

  • 1. It was his delight to minister to you. 🔊
  • 2. But her great delight was in dogs. 🔊
  • 3. The party expressed their delight in animated terms. 🔊
  • 4. How often it thrilled me and troubled me with delight that day. 🔊
  • 5. He was just finishing one of those long yawns that babies delight in. 🔊
  • 6. The lowly shrubs and trees that shade the plain Delight not all. 🔊
  • 7. Radiant delight overspread Miranda's countenance. 🔊
  • 8. He seemed to find delight in the sort of torture he was inflicting on Gray. 🔊
  • 9. We exposed our ignorance, and Ellen was fall of Irish delight over it. 🔊
  • 10. They delight in Gaming, and are not insensible to Love and the Bottle. 🔊

How to use Delight in Sentences?

  • 1. Her delight could not have been greater had it been the apron or the blanket itself. 🔊
  • 2. We would send her to the theatre for the delight of having her come back and tell us about it. 🔊
  • 3. She took a generous delight in dressing me up, and was as clever as she was kind about it. 🔊
  • 4. His delight in them was genuine, as well as was his surprise that they had made so rich a haul. 🔊
  • 5. He looked at her keenly, then broke into a laugh as he read her delight in the speech. 🔊
  • 6. How is it that girls delight in stable-talk, and imitate men in their dress and manners? 🔊
  • 7. The Neapolitans appeared to be very kind-hearted, and to delight in giving pleasure. 🔊
  • 8. With a cry of delight I seated myself, seized the ropes, and gave a vigorous push. 🔊
  • 9. To my delight Mrs. Horton announced that she had come to spend the day with us. 🔊
  • 10. To the great delight of his Castilian countrymen, a bull of Xarama vanquished all his antagonists. 🔊
  • 11. Their worn, anxious faces beamed with delight as Lord Eltonville rose to distribute the prizes. 🔊
  • 12. There are some people to whose minds the distribution of scandal is as great a delight as the sweetest morsel is to the tongue. 🔊
  • 13. Whenever she looked at this ordinary spot of earth a breathless realization of the wonder and delight of life rushed over her. 🔊
  • 14. But all this grandeur was no delight to her, save inasmuch as it showed that at last her mission was recognised and honoured. 🔊
  • 15. We acknowledge his originality, and some of us delight to wander in the mazes of thought which he has opened to us. 🔊
  • 16. Patricia was in the seventh heaven of delight at the prospect of actually taking tea with the noted singer and her intimate friends. 🔊
  • 17. The power of absorption, of self-forgetfulness, was at the same time a source of delight and a torment. 🔊
  • 18. Gray stood by its side, patting it and speaking to it, finding strange delight in its joyful welcome. 🔊
  • 19. In my experience, games played with a fiendish outfit furnish ecstasies of delight which games played with the other kind cannot match. 🔊
  • 20. George walked to the platform and received the pretty silver compass, a flush of pride and delight colouring his pale cheek. 🔊
  • 21. Thereafter she delivered speeches whenever and wherever she was asked, to the incredulous delight of Archie. 🔊
  • 22. The eye, which has been accustomed to delight in paintings of caricature, regards a picture from real life as an insipid work. 🔊
  • 23. Old Joe's explanations and reasons for things were always a source of unfailing delight to him. 🔊
  • 24. Everybody exclaimed in delight and lost no time in greeting Pinkey, whose response was cordial but brief. 🔊
  • 25. And after I was eleven, and before we left Bromstead, all the delight and beauty of it was destroyed. 🔊