Saturday, January 15, 2011
Definitions for felicitate
- To compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.
- Archaic: To make happy.
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Citations for felicitate
I make an execrable attempt to felicitate him on his good fortune, when he of a sudden, goes off in a roar that makes the bench tremble.
Nobles and officers had come to felicitate him; he had shaken a number of hands and spent all the smiles he had left.
Origin of felicitate
Felicitate stems from the Latin felicitare, "to make happy."