Asked by: Ysolina Verhaegheasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th May, 2020
What part of speech is the word delight?
|part of speech:||noun|
|part of speech:||verb|
|inflections:||delights, delighting, delighted|
|definition 1:||to give great pleasure or joy. He delighted us with his wild stories. synonyms: charm, enchant, entrance, gratify, please antonyms: disgust, dismay, displease similar words: amuse, cheer, tickle|
Likewise, what type of word is delight?
The word delight derives from the Latin delectare “to charm,” which also gives us delectable, and the same lighthearted sense of pure, uncomplicated pleasure.
Likewise, is the word delightful an adjective? adjective. giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing: a delightful surprise.
People also ask, is delight a noun or adjective?
noun. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture: She takes great delight in her job. something that gives great pleasure: The dance was a delight to see.
Is delight a abstract noun?
Answer and Explanation: The abstract nouns of ‘bitter,’ ‘charming’ and ‘delightful‘ are ‘bitterness,’ ‘charm’ and ‘delight‘ respectively. Notice that abstract nouns can be