Delightful vs Sparkling - What's the difference?

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Delightful is a related term of sparkling.


As adjectives the difference between delightful and sparkling

is that delightful is pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure while sparkling is of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.

As a verb sparkling is

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As a noun sparkling is

act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.

delightful

English

Alternative forms

* delightfull (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure.
  • *
  • *:An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking letter she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteley's’.
  • sparkling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.
  • Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
  • Brilliant and vivacious.
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  • Synonyms

    * glistening, twinkling * (of a beverage) fizzy, carbonated

    Antonyms

    * (of a beverage) noncarbonated, still

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.
  • * Nathaniel John Hollingsworth
  • Bright are the sparklings that beam from the dew.
  • A sparkling wine.
  • * 2011 , Michael Cooper, 100 Must-try New Zealand Wines (page 208)
  • Wines like this struggle to stand out on the show circuit, where the judges are more likely to be searching for sparklings designed in the classic Champagne mould.