gratulation

[ grach-uh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌgrætʃ əˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

a feeling of joy.
the expression of joy.

Origin of gratulation

1425–75; late Middle English gratulacioun < Latin grātulātiōn- (stem of grātulātiō). See gratulate, -ion
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