(De*light"ful) a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction. "Delightful bowers."
Spenser. "Delightful fruit.>" Milton.
Syn. Delicious; charming. See Delicious.
De*light"ful*ly, adv. De*light"ful*ness, n.
(De*light"ing), a. Giving delight; gladdening. De*light"ing*ly, adv. Jer. Taylor.
(De*light"less), a. Void of delight. Thomson.
(De*light"ous) a. [OF. delitos.] Delightful. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(De*light"some) a. Very pleasing; delightful. "Delightsome vigor." Grew.
Ye shall be a delightsome land, . . . saith the Lord.Mal. iii. 12.
De*light"some*ly, adv. De*light"some*ness, n.
(De*li"lah) n. The mistress of Samson, who betrayed him (Judges xvi.); hence, a harlot; a temptress.
Other Delilahs on a smaller scale Burns met with during his Dumfries sojourn.J. C. Shairp.
(De*lim"it) v. t. [L. delimitare: cf. F. délimiter.] To fix the limits of; to demarcate; to bound.
(De*lim`i*ta"tion) n. [L. delimitatio: cf. F. délimitation.] The act or process of fixing limits or
boundaries; limitation. Gladstone.
(De*line") v. t.
1. To delineate. [Obs.]
2. To mark out. [Obs.] R. North.
(De*lin"e*a*ble) a. Capable of being, or liable to be, delineated. Feltham.