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Definitions for felicitation
fɪˌlɪs ɪˈteɪ ʃənfe·lic·i·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. congratulation, felicitationnoun

    (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another

    "I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage"

  2. congratulation, felicitationnoun

    the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration


  1. felicitationnoun

    The act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Felicitationnoun

    Congratulation. Dict.

    Etymology: French, from felicitate.


  1. Felicitation

    Felicitation (foaled 1930) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. A specialist stayer, owned and bred by the Aga Khan he was best known for his emphatic victory over a very strong international field in the 1934 Ascot Gold Cup. He was one of the best two-year-olds of his generation in England in 1932 when he was awarded the Middle Park Stakes on the disqualification of Manitoba. He failed to win in eight starts as a three-year-old but ran well to finish second in to Hyperion in the St Leger. In the summer of 1934 he established himself as one of the best horses in Europe by winning the Ascot Gold Cup, John Porter Stakes and Jockey Club Cup as well as finishing third in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. He was injured when winning the Yorkshire Cup as a five-year-old and was retired from racing. He stood as a breeding stallion in England and Brazil with moderate results.


  1. felicitation

    Felicitation is the act or process of expressing congratulations, praises, or good wishes on special occasions or achievements. It is often a more formal or ceremonial expression of joy or happiness for the success or good fortune of others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Felicitationnoun

    the act of felicitating; a wishing of joy or happiness; congratulation

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. flicitation.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of felicitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of felicitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    A trigger
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