- an expression of good wishes; congratulation.
Origin of felicitation
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Examples from the Web for felicitation
So when Kermit rode in with the news late in the afternoon it was a time for felicitation.In Africa</p>
John T. McCutcheon
It has been suggested that we send him a wireless despatch of appreciation and felicitation in the name of the association.
It is, perhaps, a matter for felicitation that Mr. Kelly has been his own autobiographer.The Humors of Falconbridge
Jonathan F. Kelley
The interview passed on a note of felicitation, until the very end.Caught by the Turks
But on going to congratulate "our Lincoln," the deputation found him easy and incredulous on the felicitation.The Lincoln Story Book
Henry L. Williams
Word Origin and History for felicitation
1709, noun of action from felicitate. Related: Felicitations.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper