felicitation felicitation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
  2. (n) the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Most startling felicitation came from insurgent Republican Senator Hiram Johnson of California, no friend to President Hoover.
  2. The Government and people of the United States unite in cordial felicitation on this anniversary of Your Majesty's birth.
  3. After posing indoors for other lensmen, Churchill heard a game try at felicitation from one.

Quotes

  1. "The felicitation function for the members of the 1983 World Cup winning team will be held at Taj Palace in New Delhi on June 22," Pawar said here after a book launch programme.
    on May 31, 2008 By: Sharad Pawar Source: Hindu

  2. "We were all young then and made it to the Challenge Round. We miss Premjit at this moment, but we are thankful to all of you for this felicitation," Krishnan said.
    on Jan 9, 2010 By: Ramanathan Krishnan Source: Times of India

  3. In receiving the award, Bachchan, who is also the brand ambassador of IIFA, said, "I am very honoured to receive this recognition. I have been working in this industry for the last 40 years and appreciate this felicitation."
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Business of Cinema

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