delectable

delectable
delectable [adj] delicious, enjoyable adorable, agreeable, ambrosial, appetizing, charming, choice, dainty, darling, delicate, delightful, delish, divine, enticing, exquisite, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, luscious, lush, palatable, pleasant, pleasurable, rare, sapid, satisfying, savory, scrumptious, tasty, toothsome, yummy; concepts 574,579,613 —Ant. bad, disagreeable, horrible, nauseating, offensive, repulsive, sickening, unpleasant, unsatisfying

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  • délectable — [ delɛktabl ] adj. • 1170; lat. delectabilis; a remplacé délitable ♦ Littér. Qui délecte, qui est très agréable. ⇒ délicieux, exquis. Mets délectable. ⇒ délicat, 1. friand, savoureux. Délectable à, pour qqn. « la fraîcheur du soir nous était… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • délectable — DÉLECTABLE. adject. des 2 genr. Qui plaît beaucoup, très agréable. Lieu délectable. Rien n est si délectable que..... Mets délectable. Un vin délectable. Un séjour délectable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Delectable — Studio album by Romeo s Daughter Released 1993 (1993) …   Wikipedia

  • delectable — Delectable. adj. v. de tout genre. Agreable, qui plaist. Lieu delectable. rien n est si delectable que …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Delectable — De*lec ta*ble, a. [OF. delitable, OF. delitable, F. d[ e]lectable, fr. L. delectabilis, fr. delectare to delight. See {Delight}.] 1. Highly pleasing; delightful. [1913 Webster] Delectable both to behold and taste. Milton. 2. extremely pleasing to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delectable — (ant.) adj. Deleitable. * * * delectable. (Del lat. delectabĭlis). adj. desus. deleitoso …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • delectable — late 14c., from O.Fr. delectable, from L. delectabilis delightful, from delectare (see DELIGHT (Cf. delight)). Related: Delectably …   Etymology dictionary

  • delectable — index nectarous, palatable, sapid, savory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • delectable — *delightful, delicious, luscious Analogous words: gratifying, grateful, agreeable, pleasing, welcome, *pleasant: exquisite, rare, delicate, dainty, *choice: *palatable, savory, sapid, toothsome Contrasted words: *offensive, repulsive, revolting,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • delectable — et doux, Blandum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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