delight

delight de∙light noun 1. a feeling of great pleasure • 高兴;愉快;快乐 【SYN】 [u]joy :
»a feeling of sheer / pure delight
十分高兴的心情
»The children squealed with delight when they saw the puppy.
孩子们看到小狗时高兴得大声尖叫。
»She won the game easily, to the delight of all her fans.
这场比赛她赢得很轻松,令所有的崇拜者大为高兴。
»He takes (great) delight in (= enjoys) proving others wrong.
他以证实别人出错为(一大)快事。
--› note at pleasure 2. something that gives you great pleasure • 令人高兴的事;乐事;乐趣 【SYN】 joy :
»This guitar is a delight to play.
这吉他弹起来很惬意。
»the delights of living in the country
生活在乡村的乐趣
verb [VN] • to give sb a lot of pleasure and enjoyment • 使高兴;使愉快;使快乐:
»This news will delight his fans all over the world.
这消息将使全世界崇拜他的人都感到高兴。
【PHR V】 deˈlight in sth / doing sth [no passive] • to enjoy doing sth very much, especially sth that makes other people feel embarrassed, uncomfortable, etc. • 以…为乐(尤指做使别人感到尴尬、不舒服的事)
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[di'lait]
n. 快樂, 高興, 喜悅
v. (使)高興, (使)欣喜

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