felicific

adjective

fe·​li·​cif·​ic ˌfē-lə-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce felicific (audio)
: causing or intended to cause happiness

Word History

Etymology

Latin felic-, felix

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of felicific was in 1865

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“Felicific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felicific. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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