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verb (used with object) [fi-lis-i-teyt]

1) to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.

derivatives: fe·lic·i·tat·ed, fe·lic·i·tat·ing.

2) Archaic. to make happy.



3) Obsolete. made happy.



commend, compliment, praise, salute, recommend


EG 2: The novelists appear to felicitate themselves in all sincerity upon their success ...

Thomas R Lounsbury, “Differences in English and American usage,” Harper's Monthly Magazine, vol 127, June– November 1913


— dictionary.com

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