felicitation

[fi-lis-i-tey-shuh n]
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Origin of felicitation

First recorded in 1700–10; felicitate + -ion
Related formsself-fe·lic·i·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for felicitations

felicitations

pl n, sentence substitute
  1. a less common word for congratulation
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Word Origin and History for felicitations

felicitation

n.

1709, noun of action from felicitate. Related: Felicitations.

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