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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “delight”

delight

noun [C or U]
 
 
/dɪˈlaɪt/
(something or someone that gives) great pleasure, satisfaction or happiness
欣喜;滿足;愜意
My sister's little boy is a real delight.
我姐姐的小兒子很討人喜歡。
I read your letter with great delight.
我非常愉快地看了你的來信。
The children squealed in delight when they saw all the presents under the Christmas tree.
孩子們看到聖誕樹下的各種禮物時興奮地叫了起來。
He seems to take great delight in (= enjoys) teasing his sister.
他似乎覺得逗他妹妹玩很有趣。
Pleasure and happiness
the delights of sth the pleasures of something
…的樂趣
We're just discovering the delights of being retired.
我們剛剛開始體會到退休後的種種樂趣。
Pleasure and happiness
(Definition of delight noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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