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felicitation

[ fi-lis-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ fɪˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

an expression of good wishes; congratulation.

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Origin of felicitation

First recorded in 1700–10; felicitate + -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM felicitation

self-fe·lic·i·ta·tion, noun
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