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adjective fe·lic·i·tate \fi-ˈli-sə-ˌtāt\

Definition of FELICITATE

:  made happy


Late Latin felicitatus, past participle of felicitare to make happy, from Latin felicitas
First Known Use: 1605

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Definition of FELICITATE

transitive verb
archaic :  to make happy
a :  to consider happy or fortunate
b :  to offer congratulations to
fe·lic·i·ta·tion \-ˌli-sə-ˈtā-shən\ noun
fe·lic·i·ta·tor \-ˈli-sə-ˌtā-tər\ noun

Examples of FELICITATE

  1. <the other pianists rushed to felicitate the winner of the piano competition>

First Known Use of FELICITATE



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