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Felicitation   Listen

(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another.  Synonym: congratulation.
The act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration.  Synonym: congratulation.

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"Felicitation" Quotes from Famous Books

... that contain such a fund of valuable information on the everyday affairs of life. In addition to every conceivable form of business and social correspondence, there are letters of Condolence, Introduction, Congratulation, Felicitation, Advice and Favor; Letters accompanying presents; Notes on Love, Courtship and Marriage; Forms of Wedding Anniversaries, Socials, Parties, Notes, Wills, Deeds, Mortgages; Tables, Abbreviations, Classical Terms, Common Errors, Selections ...
— Down the Slope • James Otis

... liveliest sensibility on this pleasing occasion, I will claim the indulgence of dilating the more copiously on the subjects of our mutual felicitation. When we consider the magnitude of the prize we contended for, the doubtful nature of the contest, and the favourable manner in which it has terminated, we shall find the greatest possible reason for gratitude and rejoicing. This is a theme that will afford infinite ...
— The Life of George Washington, Vol. 4 (of 5) • John Marshall

Words linked to "Felicitation" :   verbalism, plural form, verbal expression, felicitate, speech act, plural, expression

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