Delight is defined as a feeling of great happiness or it is something that causes happiness or joy.(noun)
To delight is defined as to cause someone to feel great happiness or to feel great happiness or joy.(verb)
See delight in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME deliten < OFr delitier < L delectare, to delight, freq. of OL delicere < de-, from + lacere, to entice, lit., to ensnare < IE base *lek-, twig, snare > OE læl, whip: sp. infl. by light
Origin: ME & OFr delit < the v.
See delight in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English delit
Origin: , from Old French, a pleasure
Origin: , from delitier, to please, charm
Origin: , from Latin dēlectāre
Origin: : dē-, intensive pref.; see de-
Origin: + lactāre
Origin: , frequentative of lacere, to entice.
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