Origin of congratulation
OTHER WORDS FROM congratulationcon·grat·u·la·tion·al, adjectivepre·con·grat·u·la·tion, noun
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How to use congratulation in a sentence
Long, the Nationals’ hitting coach, texted him to say congratulations.Nats want Kyle Schwarber to get ‘squatty’ at the plate and return to his slugging ways|Jesse Dougherty|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
As he approached second base on his home run trot, stoic — Aaron might have smiled slightly — he slapped hands with Dodgers second baseman Davey Lopes, who offered congratulations.Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Has Passed Away, But His Home Run Record Remains a Lesson in Courage and Commitment|Sean Gregory|January 22, 2021|Time
If you're a big company because everyone likes your stuff best, well, you're a big company, congratulations.Google committed “antitrust evils,” colluded with Facebook, new lawsuit says|Kate Cox|December 17, 2020|Ars Technica
Do this 10 or 20 times and, if your technique is good, then congratulations—you’ve just made the thinnest known material, and almost the strongest.Graphene gets real: Meet the entrepreneurs bringing the wonder substance to market|David Meyer|December 13, 2020|Fortune
Frank Borman did not expect to hear a congratulations from Chuck Yeager one day in 1962—and that’s just as well because he didn’t get one.
Let Jourdan Dunn be the first of many—not an island, or badge of self-congratulation.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Also missing, thankfully, is the sense of entitlement and self-congratulation one finds in the Bay Area.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chronic partisan bickering largely gave way to a rare moment of well-deserved self-congratulation.
I offered him my hand in congratulation, and he seized and shook it like the good-natured fool he was—or pretended to be.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in an era when Washington can barely keep its doors open, some congratulation is in order.
Pay visits, both of condolence and congratulation, within a week after the event which calls for them occurs.
In visits of congratulation, go in, and be hearty in your expressions of interest and sympathy.
Letters of Congratulation demand a cheerful, pleasant style, and an appearance of great interest.
What a bound Ethel's heart gave, and how full of congratulation and sympathy was the pressure of Margaret's hand!The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Once outside the court-room, however, what a storm and tumult of congratulation awaited them.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith