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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “delight”

delight

noun [C or U]
 
 
/dɪˈlaɪt/
(something or someone that gives) great pleasure, satisfaction or happiness
欣喜;满足;惬意
My sister's little boy is a real delight.
我姐姐的小男孩很招人喜欢。
I read your letter with great delight.
我非常愉快地读了你的来信。
The children squealed in delight when they saw all the presents under the Christmas tree.
孩子们看到圣诞树下的各种礼物时兴奋地叫了起来。
He seems to take great delight in (= enjoys) teasing his sister.
他似乎觉得逗他妹妹玩很有趣。
Pleasure and happiness
the delights of sth the pleasures of something
…的乐趣
We're just discovering the delights of being retired.
我们刚刚开始体会到退休后的种种乐趣。
Pleasure and happiness
(Definition of delight noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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