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"Overjoyed" is an adjective which is often translated as "contentísimo", and "delighted" is an adjective which is often translated as "encantado". Learn more about the difference between "overjoyed" and "delighted" below.
overjoyed
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. contentísimo
Sandra will be overjoyed to know that you've decided to come after all.Sandra se pondrá contentísima cuando sepa que al final te decidiste a venir.
b. rebosante de alegría
The dog's owner was overjoyed at being reunited with the pet he thought was lost.El dueño del perro estaba rebosante de alegría al reencontrarse con el animal tras haberlo dado por perdido.
c. encantado
My son is overjoyed at the idea of going to live in another country.Mi hijo está encantado ante la perspectiva de irse a vivir a otro país.
d. encantado de la vida (often ironic)
I wasn't exactly overjoyed at the prospect of having to spend an evening in his company.Yo no estaba lo que se dice encantada de la vida ante la perspectiva de pasar la tarde en su compañía.
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delighted(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (happy)
a. encantado
Lucia will be delighted to see you at the wedding.Lucía estará encantada de verte en la boda.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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If he asks me to help him on his homework, I'd be delighted to.Si me lo pidiera que le ayudara con sus deberes, lo ayudaría con mucho gusto.
When Mary broke the news that she would be visiting us on Christmas, everybody was delighted.Cuando Mary dio la noticia de que nos visitaría para Navidad, todos se alegraron.
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