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delightfully

Definition:

in a delightful manner

Class:

adverb (modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb)

Derived from:

delightful

Comparative:

more delightfully

Superlative:

most delightfully

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

the farm house, though in itself a small one, is delightfully situated

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

delightfully | delightful

in a way that brings delight | giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc (14 of 466 words, 2 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/delightfully

Macmillan British Dictionary:

delightful | delightfully [adverb, related]

very pleasant or attractive (4 of 48 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/delightful

Oxford Dictionary:

delightful | charming [synonym] | delightfully [derived] | delightfulness [derived]

causing delight; charming (3 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/delightful

Cambridge Dictionary:

delightful | delightfully [adverb, derived]

very pleasant, attractive or enjoyable (5 of 21 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/delightful

New World Dictionary:

delightful | delightfully [adverb, related] | delightfulness [noun, related]

giving delight; very pleasing; charming (5 of 12 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/delightful

American Heritage Dictionary:

delightful | delightsome | delightfully [adverb, related] | delightfulness [noun, related]

Greatly pleasing. (2 of 8 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/delightful

Wiktionary:

delightfully

In a delightful manner. (4 of 5 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/delightfully

Merriam-Webster:

delightful | agreeable [synonym] | blessed [synonym] | congenial [synonym] | darling [synonym] | delectable [synonym] | delicious [synonym] | pleasant [synonym] | delightsome [synonym] | ...

highly pleasing (2 of 218 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/delightful

Random House Dictionary:

delightful

giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing. (7 of 15 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/delightful

Encarta Dictionary:

delightful | delightfully [adverb, derived] | delightfulness [noun, derived]

giving great enjoyment and pleasure, especially by being pleasant, good to look at, or amusing (15 of 29 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861603510​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Cambridge Dictionary:

delightful

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "delightfully"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "delightfully"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/delightful

the Free Dictionary:

delightfully

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "delightfully"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "delightfully"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/delightfully

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

delightfully

Audio: North American pronunciation of "delightfully"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=deligh​03 word=delightfully

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