felicitate

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Felicitate \Fe*lic"i*tate\, adjective [L. felicitatus, p. p. of felicitare to felicitate, fr. felix, -icis, happy. See {felicity}.] Made very happy. [Archaic]

I am alone felicitate In your dear highness' love. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Felicitate \Fe*lic"i*tate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Felicitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {felicitating}.] [Cf. F. f['e]liciter.]

1. To make very happy; to delight.

What a glorious entertainment and pleasure would fill and felicitate his spirit. --I. Watts.

2. To express joy or pleasure to; to wish felicity to; to call or consider (one's self) happy; to congratulate.

Every true heart must felicitate itself that its lot is cast in this kingdom. --W. Howitt.

Syn: See {Congratulate}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

felicitate

verb

1: express congratulations [syn: {congratulate}, {felicitate}]


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