[ fi-lis-i-tey-shuhn ]
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  1. an expression of good wishes; congratulation.

Origin of felicitation

First recorded in 1700–10; felicitate + -ion

Other words from felicitation

  • self-fe·lic·i·ta·tion, noun

Words Nearby felicitation

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How to use felicitation in a sentence

  • With some faltered excuse for getting out of the room, the subject of this untimely felicitation escaped.

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