deliciousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deliciousness extreme appetizingness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1964 General Mills began marketing Lucky Charms cereal with pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars, and green clovers. The marshmallow bits (technically referred to as marbits) were invented in 1963 by John Holahan. The cereal is marketed using a leprechaun character named Lucky (L.C. Leprechaun is his full name) that touts his cereal as being "Magically Delicious." Over the years the various shapes and colors of the marshmallow bits in the cereal have undergone many changes.
    • Deliciousness Luxury. "To drive away all superfluity and deliciousness ."
    • Deliciousness The quality of being delicious; as, the deliciousness of a repast.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Americans eat an average of 18 pounds of fresh apples each year. The most popular variety in the United States is the Red Delicious.
    • n deliciousness The quality of being delicious or very grateful to the senses or mind: as, the deliciousness of a repast; the deliciousness of a sonnet.
    • n deliciousness That which is delicious; delicacies; luxuries; dainties.
    • n deliciousness Indulgence in delicacies; luxury.
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Quotations

  • Walt Whitman
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    “Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.”
  • Gilda Radner
    Gilda Radner
    “Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.”
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia%20Woolf
    “Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.”
  • Jean Genet
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    “Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?”

Usage

In literature:

Yes, dear, I'll have some of your delicious tea.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
The whole world seemed full of delicious smells.
"Clover" by Susan Coolidge
Ben forgot his anger; he was schoolboy enough to thoroughly enjoy the delicious meal which Kathleen had prepared.
"The Rebel of the School" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
I have almost two gallons of the cherry butter, and I think it is delicious.
"Letters of a Woman Homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
To-day delicious rumours of a German defeat at Verdun.
"Letters to Helen" by Keith Henderson
The first tin tastes delicious and fills you rapidly.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
How vivid, varied, delicious life must be thus adorned!
"The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax" by Harriet Parr
Partridges, ducks, quail, and other wild fowl are most delicious when cooked in the ashes as described for the trout.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
At this season of the year, the fragrance of the blossoms of the orange trees is most delicious.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
This bread is delicious for sandwiches.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
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In poetry:

Neighbours all are coming over to the party,
All the busy boys, all the giggling girlies,
Whiffs of certain things wafted from the kitchen--
Simply delicious.
"R.S.V.P." by Franklin Pierce Adams
Drinking delicious fire, delicious anguish,
Grown half immortal. But ah! to what purpose
Doth thy heart beat so, doth thy breath oppress thee?
Vainly thou lovest!
"Sapphics" by Manmohan Ghose
What did they see? not one in purple vest,
Who lives deliciously, abides by choice
In palaces, and he in hair doth drest,
And leathern girdled is--Is what? a voice.
"What Went Ye Out For To See?" by Nora Pembroke
Now a steak sure would taste delicious,
And I've forgot how a beer would feel,
But the man just might get suspicious,
If I gave him eight hundred pennies for a meal.
"100,000 Pennies" by Shel Silverstein
There is the tall palm, like her own dear stature,
The land's green lady, and riotously hang there,
All for Myvanwy's lips, the strange, delicious
Fruits of the tropics;
"Myvanwy" by Manmohan Ghose
For each thing has a voice in this sweet day,
And Nature, ever watchful, sets the whole
To most delicious sounds that steal away
This mould of clay from the delighted soul.
"Oh, Glorious Time!" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Dinner at O'Bistro restaurant is quiet, elegant, reasonably priced and very, very delicious.
Not only do they serve delicious pizza, they also offer Garlic Pizza Bread, Chicken Strippers, Chicken Dunkers, Chicken Combo, Potato Wedges and dips.
Subway has a delicious selection of breads to choose from.
This time I selected the Roast Duck with poached pairs in a delicious sauce with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach with raisins and pine nuts.
Cru's combination of care, cost, and deliciousness makes them the best caterer in Charleston.
Cru is beloved for many things: macaroni and cheese bars, gourmet pizza stations, and general deliciousness.
This salad delivers a delicious assortment of nutrient-rich vegetables—and is completely enticing.
That's right it is Purim time, so you know that that means, delicious triangle cookies with a yummy jammy fruit center A.K.A Hamentashen.
If so, try these yummy quinoa salad recipes, like the Shape.com Greek quinoa salad recipe with sheep's milk feta cheese, kalamata olives, red onion and more delicious ingredients.
Delicious and easy to make and serve, this frittata-like casserole is just the kind of dish that F&W's Justin Chapple likes to serve as a first course at dinner parties.
Martha prepares delicious Swiss chard .
It's delicious and a great value.
Which I wholly understand — it's been a long winter, and they're totally delicious.
This delicious stew is a recipe from a new upcoming book sure to be filled with many great new recipes.
Dark chocolate — it's delicious, and it may be good for your blood pressure.
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In science:

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Evaluating Quality of Chaotic Pseudo-Random Generators: Application to Information Hiding
It is not clear to the author whether the natural appearance of a light–cone second–quantized field theory of strings from matrix theory represents more than a delicious irony.
On Second-Quantized Open Superstring Theory
We are thankful for their community service and for the usual great French hospitality (and for the delicious food, of course).
Fusion11 Conference Summary
Also, I would like to thank Boksun Han for delicious Korean dinners.
Symmetries and interactions in matrix string theory
Collaborative tagging systems, such as Delicious, CiteULike, and others, allow users to annotate resources, e.g., Web pages or scientific papers, with descriptive labels called tags.
Modeling Social Annotation: a Bayesian Approach
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