Thesaurus

felicity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of felicity

  1. 1 a feeling or state of well-being and contentment <told his friends that marriage had brought him a felicity that he had never known before> Synonyms beatitude, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, happiness, gladness, joy, warm fuzziesRelated Words elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, high, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, glory, heaven, nirvana, paradise, rapture, rapturousness, ravishment, seventh heaven, transport; delectation, delight, enjoyment, pleasure; cheer, cheerfulness, comfort, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, jocundity, jollity, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriness, mirth; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfaction, triumphNear Antonyms agony, anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, sufferance, woe, woefulness; blues, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, desolateness, despondency, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, gloom, gloominess, melancholy, mournfulness, plaintiveness; Gehenna, hell, purgatoryAntonyms calamity, ill-being, misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness

  2. 2 something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing <the elderly couple counted their grandchildren as their most cherished felicities> Synonyms benediction, benefit, boon, blessing, godsend, good, manna, windfallRelated Words grace, mercy; favor, kindness, mitzvah; advantage, aid, assistance, gift, help, relief, support; anodyne, comfort, consolation, solace; bonus, extra, lagniappe; delight, joy, pleasureNear Antonyms hex, hoodoo, jinx; bother, irritant, nuisance, pest; disadvantage; cross, misery, trial, tribulationAntonyms affliction, bane, curse, evil, plague, scourge

  3. 3 the quality or state of being especially suitable or fitting <the telling felicity of the epigraphs that precede each chapter of the novel> Synonyms appositeness, aptness, felicitousness, appropriateness, fitness, fittingness, happiness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitablenessRelated Words agreeableness, compatibility, congruity, harmoniousness; applicability, bearing, connection, justifiability, materiality, pertinence, relevance, relevancy, validity; acceptability, adequacy, adequateness, convenience, expedience, expediency, satisfactoriness, serviceableness, usefulnessNear Antonyms disagreeableness, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, inexpedience, inexpediency, inharmoniousness, unbecomingness; immateriality, inapplicability, irrelevance, irrelevancy; meaninglessness, pointlessnessAntonyms improperness, impropriety, inappositeness, inappropriateness, inaptness, infelicity, unfitness, unseemliness, unsuitability, wrongness



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