Definition of delectation in English:

delectation

Line breaks: de¦lect|ation
Pronunciation: /ˌdiːlɛkˈteɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun] formal , chiefly • humorous

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin delectatio(n-), from delectare 'to charm' (see delight).

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