an expression of good wishes; congratulation.
- self-fe·lic·i·ta·tion, noun
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How to use felicitation in a sentence
Not for Vartan the now ubiquitous internet felicitation of “Hi.”In Dreams Begin Responsibilities: The Bountiful Life of Vartan Gregorian | Richard Stengel | April 18, 2021 | Time
Your felicitation, benign, though doubtless gold at heart, is set in a doubtful frame.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
It has been suggested that we send him a wireless despatch of appreciation and felicitation in the name of the association.
Shouts arose, trumpets blew their blasts, and each lady waved her handkerchief, in felicitation of the happy union.The Bravo | J. Fenimore Cooper
A library has no especial reason for self-felicitation simply because it distributes a large number of books.The Library and Society | Various
With some faltered excuse for getting out of the room, the subject of this untimely felicitation escaped.Wanted: A Husband | Samuel Hopkins Adams