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delectation Explained

delectation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] formal if you do something for someone's delectation, you do it to give them enjoyment, pleasure, or amusement//

delectation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Pleasure): pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, delectation, relish, zest, gusto, satisfaction, well-being, snugness, comfort, ease, joy, gladness, delight, glee, cheer, cheerfulness, amusement.

delectation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (formal or humorous) enjoyment or entertainment

Delectation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Delectation \De`lec*ta"tion\, n. [L. delectatio: cf. F.
d['e]lectation.]
Great pleasure; delight.

delectation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

delectation
n 1: a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction; "his delight
to see her was obvious to all" [syn: {delight}]
2: act of receiving pleasure from something [syn: {enjoyment}]

delectation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˌdiːlɛkˈteɪʃən/
  • : Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -

  • Great pleasure; delight.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » Great pleasure; delight
    • Bulgarian: наслада, удоволствие
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|delectare|f, Inter: t- » ro|desfătare|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|наслаждение|n, Inter: t+ » ru|удовольствие|n
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|deleite|m, Inter: t- » es|delectación|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » delectation
    Translation: my » delectation
    Translation: pl » delectation
    Translation: ro » delectation
    Translation: ru » delectation
    Translation: ta » delectation
    Translation: vi » delectation
    Translation: zh » delectation

    délectation at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==French==

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • delight, pleasure

  • Translation: el » délectation
    Translation: fr » délectation
    Translation: io » délectation
    Translation: vi » délectation