[fuh-lish-uh, -lish-ee-uh, -lee-shuh, -lis-ee-uh] /fəˈlɪʃ ə, -ˈlɪʃ i ə, -ˈli ʃə, -ˈlɪs i ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “happy.”.
fem. proper name, from Latin felix (genitive felicis) “happy” (see felicity).
noun the killing of a cat Word Origin feli- ‘cat’ n. “killing of a cat,” 1832, from Latin feles “cat” (see feline) + -cide.
[fee-luh-sif-ik] /ˌfi ləˈsɪf ɪk/ adjective 1. causing or tending to cause happiness. /ˌfiːlɪˈsɪfɪk/ adjective 1. making or tending to make happy
[fi-lis-i-tee] /fɪˈlɪs ɪ ti/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . /fɪˈlɪsɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. happiness; joy 2. a cause of happiness 3. an appropriate expression or style 4. the quality or display of such expressions or style 5. (philosophy) appropriateness (of a speech act). The performative I appoint you ambassador can […]
[fi-lis-i-teyt] /fɪˈlɪs ɪˌteɪt/ verb (used with object), felicitated, felicitating. 1. to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate. 2. Archaic. to make happy. adjective 3. Obsolete. made happy. /fɪˈlɪsɪˌteɪt/ verb 1. to wish joy to; congratulate v. 1620s, “to render happy;” 1630s, “to reckon happy;” from Latin felicitatus, past participle of felicitare “to make happy,” from […]