felicitations


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fe·lic·i·ta·tion

 (fĭ-lĭs′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act of expressing joy or acknowledgment, as for the achievement or good fortune of another.
2. often felicitations An expression of such joy or acknowledgment.

felicitations

(fɪˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃənz)
pl n, sentence substitute
a less common word for congratulations
Translations
تَهاني
blahopřání
lykønskninger
jókívánság
heillaóskir, hamingjuóskir

felicitations

[fɪlɪsɪˈteɪʃənz] NPL (frm) → felicitaciones fpl

felicity

(fəˈlisəti) noun
happiness.
feˌliciˈtations noun plural
congratulations.
References in classic literature ?
At once, upon word of all this, a thousand encouragements were offered, and felicitations came pouring in from all quarters.
Collins received and returned these felicitations with equal pleasure, and then proceeded to relate the particulars of their interview, with the result of which he trusted he had every reason to be satisfied, since the refusal which his cousin had steadfastly given him would naturally flow from her bashful modesty and the genuine delicacy of her character.
She had never imagined herself offering betrothal felicitations to Miss Cornelia.
Everybody laughed as he did, and the two philosophers were saluted with unanimous felicitations.
As to the Canadian voyageurs, their mutual felicitations, as usual, were loud and vociferous, and it was almost ludicrous to behold these ancient "comrades" and "confreres," hugging and kissing each other on the river bank.
The group about Miss Welland made way for him with significant smiles, and after taking his share of the felicitations he drew his betrothed into the middle of the ball-room floor and put his arm about her waist.
Metivier, who came in the morning with his felicitations, considered it proper in his quality of doctor de forcer la consigne,* as he told Princess Mary, and went in to see the prince.
He leaned forward and beamed felicitations as warmly as Mainhall himself when, at the end of the play, she came again and again before the curtain, panting a little and flushed, her eyes dancing and her eager, nervous little mouth tremulous with excitement.
Harris at four o'clock;--when his assurances, his felicitations on a recovery in her sister even surpassing his expectation, gave her confidence, comfort, and tears of joy.
Claude Frollo's felicitations to Jacques Coictier bore reference principally to the temporal advantages which the worthy physician had found means to extract, in the course of his much envied career, from each malady of the king, an operation of alchemy much better and more certain than the pursuit of the philosopher's stone.
George, in his domestic character of Bluffy, to take leave of Quebec and Malta and insinuate a sponsorial shilling into the pocket of his godson with felicitations on his success in life, it is dark when Mr.
The trapper laid his long lean finger on the naked shoulder of the Indian as he ended, and seemed to demand his felicitations on his ingenuity and success, with a ghastly smile, in which triumph was singularly blended with regret.