Felicitating



[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 felicitas “fruitfulness, happiness,” from felix (see felicity). Meaning “congratulate” is from 1630s. Related: Felicitated; felicitating.

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