Delicious

Definition of Delicious

De`li´cious
a.1.Affording exquisite pleasure; delightful; most sweet or grateful to the senses, especially to the taste; charming.
Some delicious landscape.
- Coleridge.
One draught of spring's delicious air.
- Keble.
Were not his words delicious?
- Tennyson.
2.Addicted to pleasure; seeking enjoyment; luxurious; effeminate.
Others, lastly, of a more delicious and airy spirit, retire themselves to the enjoyments of ease and luxury.
- Milton.
Like the rich fruit he sings, delicious in decay.
- Smith.
No spring, nor summer, on the mountain seen,
Smiles with gay fruits or with delightful green.
- Addison.

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