DELIGHT, n.1. A high degree of pleasure, or satisfaction of mind; joy.His delight is in the law of the Lord. Ps. 1.2. That which gives great pleasure; that which affords delight.Titus was the delight of human kind.I was daily his delight. Prov. 8.Delight is a more permanent pleasure than joy, and not dependent on sudden excitement.
DELIGHT, v.t.1. To affect with great pleasure; to please highly; to give or afford high satisfaction or joy; as, a beautiful landscape delights the eye; harmony delights the ear; the good conduct of children, and especially their piety, delights their parents.I will delight myself in thy statutes. Ps. 119.2. To receive great pleasure in.I delight to do thy will. Ps. 40:8.
DELIGHT, v.i. To have or take great pleasure; to be greatly pleased or rejoiced; followed by in.I delight in the law of God after the inward man. Rom. 7.