Felicitate meaning

fĭ-lĭsĭ-tāt
Felicitate is defined as to praise or wish happiness to someone.

An example of felicitate is congratulating a newly-married couple on their wedding day.

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(archaic) To make happy.
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To offer congratulations to.
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(archaic) Made very happy.
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(archaic) To make happy.
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To wish happiness to; congratulate.
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(obs.) Made happy.
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Origin of felicitate

  • Late Latin fēlīcitāre fēlīcitāt- to make happy from fēlīx fēlīc- fortunate dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin felicitatus, past participle of fēlīcitō (“to felicitate”), from fēlīx (“happy”).

    From Wiktionary