Delight and Sorrow


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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

Sorrow is an antonym for delight in enjoyment topic.
Nearby Words: delightful, delighted, delightfully, delightedly, delighting
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Sorrow verb – To feel deep sadness or mental pain.
Usage example: the soldier's widow continued to sorrow long after her husband's last letter had turned yellow with age

Delight is an antonym for sorrow in topics: grief, grieve, grieved.
Nearby Words: sorry, sorrowful, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
Antonyms for Sorrow
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How words are described

pure pure delight pure sorrow
certain certain delight certain sorrow
utter utter delight utter sorrow
genuine genuine delight genuine sorrow
Other adjectives: sheer, obvious, powerful, real, great, intense, absolute, apparent.
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