[fi-lis-i-tey-shuh n] /fɪˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən/
an expression of good wishes; congratulation.
plural noun, sentence substitute
a less common word for congratulation
1709, noun of action from felicitate. Related: Felicitations.
[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 […]
[fi-lis-i-tuh s] /fɪˈlɪs ɪ təs/ adjective 1. well-suited for the occasion, as an action, manner, or expression; apt; appropriate: The chairman’s felicitous anecdote set everyone at ease. 2. having a special ability for suitable manner or expression, as a person. /fɪˈlɪsɪtəs/ adjective 1. well-chosen; apt 2. possessing an agreeable style 3. producing or marked by […]
[fi-lis-i-tee] /fɪˈlɪs ɪ ti/ noun, plural felicities. 1. the state of being happy, especially in a high degree; bliss: marital felicity. 2. an instance of this. 3. a source of happiness. 4. a skillful faculty: felicity of expression. 5. an instance or display of this: the many felicities of the poem. 6. Archaic. good fortune. […]
[fee-lid] /ˈfi lɪd/ noun 1. any animal of the family Felidae, comprising the cats. felid (fē’lĭd) Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Felidae, which includes the domesticated cat and big cats such as lions, tigers, panthers, lynxes, leopards, pumas, and cheetahs.