felicific

adjective
fe·​li·​cif·​ic | \ ˌfē-lə-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce felicific (audio) \

Definition of felicific

: causing or intended to cause happiness

First Known Use of felicific

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for felicific

Latin felic-, felix

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“Felicific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felicific. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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