Delight and Sadness


Delight noun - The feeling experienced when one's wishes are met.
Usage example: we were filled with delight at the sight of everyone in the family together at last for the holidays

Sadness is an antonym for delight in enjoyment topic.


Sadness noun - A state or spell of low spirits.
Usage example: she was filled with sadness at the thought of having to leave her family

Delight is an antonym for sadness in unhappiness topic.

Nearby Words: sad, sadly

How words are described

pure pure delight pure sadness
certain certain delight certain sadness
true true delight true sadness
genuine genuine delight genuine sadness
Other adjectives: sheer, obvious, visible, powerful, real, extreme, great, intense, huge, absolute, apparent, hidden, immense, suppressed.
Cite this Source
Sadness and Delight. (2016). Retrieved 2022, June 26, from
Delight & Sadness. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Jun. 2022. <>.
Sadness or Delight. 2016. Accessed June 26, 2022.
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