felicity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “felicity” in the English Dictionary

"felicity" in British English

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uk   /fəˈlɪs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ literary

felicity noun (HAPPINESS)

[U] happiness, ​luck, or a ​condition that ​producespositiveresults: the ​dubious felicity of ​marriage

felicity noun (SUITABLE WORDS)

[U] the ​fact that words or ​remarks are ​suitable and ​express what was ​intended: As a ​songwriter, he ​combinedgreatlinguistic felicity with an ​ear for a ​tune. [C usually plural] a word or ​remark that is ​suitable or ​right and ​expresses well the ​intendedthought or ​feeling: Her ​articlecontained one or two ​verbal felicities that will ​stay in my ​mind for ​years.
(Definition of felicity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “felicity”
in Spanish felicidad, alegría…
in Vietnamese hạnh phúc lớn…
in Malaysian kebahagiaan…
in Thai การมีความสุขอย่างมาก…
in French félicité…
in German die Glückseligkeit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幸福, 幸运, 令人幸福的事…
in Indonesian kebahagiaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幸福, 幸運, 令人幸福的事…
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