Word of the Week (WOW) 19th May,2015

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felicity /fɪˈlɪsɪti/
noun
1. intense happiness.
“domestic felicity”
synonyms: happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, rapture, bliss, euphoria, delight, cheer, cheerfulness, gaiety;

2. the ability to find appropriate expression for one’s thoughts.
“he exposed the kernel of the matter with his customary elegance and felicity”
synonyms: eloquence, aptness, appropriateness, suitability, suitableness, applicability, fitness, relevance, pertinence, correctness, rightness
“David expressed his feelings with his customary felicity”

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French felicite, from Latin felicitas, from felix, felic- ‘happy’.

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0 thoughts on “Word of the Week (WOW) 19th May,2015

  1. A nice, pretty word which I have never actually used. I have used felicitations, as on Louise’s post a while ago. I’ll have to see if I can fit this one in somewhere. 🙂

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