felicific

[ fee-luh-sif-ik ]
/ ˌfi ləˈsɪf ɪk /

adjective

causing or tending to cause happiness.

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Origin of felicific

1860–65; < Latin fēlīci- (stem of fēlīx) happy + -fic
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British Dictionary definitions for felicific

felicific
/ (ˌfiːlɪˈsɪfɪk) /

adjective

making or tending to make happy

Word Origin for felicific

C19: from Latin fēlix happy + facere to make
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