Definitions of 'Felicity'

Definition of 'felicity'
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Pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression) [syn: felicity, felicitousness] [ant: infelicity]
State of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy [syn: happiness, felicity] [ant: unhappiness]
Definition of 'Felicity'
Felicity \Fe*lic"i*ty\, n.; pl. Felicities. [OE. felicite, F. f['e]licit['e], fr. L. felicitas, fr. felix, -icis, happy, fruitful; akin to fetus.] 1. The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good. [1913 Webster] Our own felicity we make or find. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] Finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity. --Book of Common Prayer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing. [1913 Webster] the felicities of her wonderful reign. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 3. A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in painting portraits, or in writing or talking. "Felicity of expression." --Bp. Warburton. Syn: Happiness; bliss; beatitude; blessedness; blissfulness. See Happiness. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Felicity'
admissibility, affluence, an ear for, an eye for, applicability, appositeness, appropriateness, aptitude, aptness, articulateness, Atticism, beatification, beatitude, becomingness, bed of roses, bent, bewitchment, blessedness, blessing, bliss, blissfulness, capacity for, chasteness, chastity, cheer, cheerfulness, civility, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, cloud nine, clover, comeliness, comfort, command of language, command of words, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, delectation, delight, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, ease, easy circumstances, Easy Street, ecstasy, ecstatics, effective style, elation, elegance, elegancy, eloquence, eloquent tongue, enchantment, exaltation, exhilaration, expression, expressiveness, exuberance, facundity, felicitousness, finish, fitness, fittedness, fittingness, flair, fleshpots, flow, flowing periods, fluency, fortunateness, fortune, gaiety, genius for, genteelness, gentility, gift for, gift of expression, gift of gab, gladness, glee, glibness, good fortune, good luck, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, gracious life, gracious living, graphicness, happiness, happy fortune, heaven, high spirits, inclination, innate aptitude, intoxication, joy, joyance, joyfulness, lap of luxury, leaning, life of ease, limpidity, loaves and fishes, lucidity, luck, luckiness, luxury, meaningfulness, meetness, naturalness, neatness, oratory, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, paradise, pellucidity, perspicuity, plainness, polish, propensity, properness, propriety, prosperity, prosperousness, purity, qualification, rapture, ravishment, refinement, relevance, restraint, rhetoric, rightness, security, seemliness, seventh heaven, silver tongue, simplicity, slickness, smiles of fortune, smoothness, straightforwardness, success, suitability, sunshine, taste, tastefulness, tendency, terseness, the affluent life, the breaks, the good life, thriving condition, transport, turn, turn for, unaffectedness, unalloyed happiness, upward mobility, urbanity, velvet, vividness, weal, wealth, welfare, well-being
Felicity, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
Name :
Felicity, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
Population (2000) :
Housing Units (2000) :
Land area (2000) :
0.267183 sq. miles (0.692000 sq. km)
Water area (2000) :
0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000) :
0.267183 sq. miles (0.692000 sq. km)
FIPS code :
Located within :
Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
Location :
38.838689 N, 84.097305 W
ZIP Codes (1990) :

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