how to pronounce delighted


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the above transcription of delighted is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

delighted is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of delighted in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… good evening I am delighted to introduce …”

meanings of delighted


  1. Greatly pleased.
  2. Filled with wonder and delight.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of delight.

delighted frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word delighted occurs in english on average 14.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics delighted can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that delighted can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with delighted


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