Definition of Felicitation

1. Noun. (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another. "I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage"

Exact synonyms: Congratulation
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Expression, Verbal Expression, Verbalism
Derivative terms: Congratulate, Congratulate, Congratulate, Felicitate



2. Noun. The act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration.
Exact synonyms: Congratulation
Generic synonyms: Speech Act
Derivative terms: Congratulate, Congratulate, Felicitate

Definition of Felicitation

1. n. The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation.

Definition of Felicitation

1. Noun. The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Felicitation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felicitation

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Literary usage of Felicitation

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1. Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: Being a New and by Nicolas Gouin Dufief (1825)
"Il ya bien long-temps que je n'ai eu de vos nouvelles ; je n'en sais que par la renommée: ce n'est pas assez pour mon cwur. DES LETTRES DE felicitation. ..."

2. The Life of Petrarch: Collected from Memoires Pour la Vie de Petrarch by Jacques-François-Paul-Aldonce de Sade, Susannah Dawson Dobson (1797)
"... the hat to the two cardinals, James and Peter Colonna, at the felicitation of the .tings of ... felicitation ..."

3. The Rejected Stone: Or, Insurrection Vs. Resurrection in America by Moncure Daniel Conway (1862)
"A felicitation. IN the pecuniary crisis of 1857, Stackpole, on hearing that a certain bank had gone under, exclaimed, " Bully for that bank ! ..."

4. Memoirs of Marmontel, Written by Himself: Containing His Literary and by Jean François Marmontel (1807)
"me to enjoy his luxury and expense, did not fail to ridicule the life he led : but at his house he only heard felicitation and praise ; and with more or ..."

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