Synonyms for felicity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fi-lis-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : fɪˈlɪs ɪ ti

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Définition of felicity

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French felicite (14c.) "happiness," from Latin felicitatem (nominative felicitas) "happiness, fertility," from felix (genitive felicis) "happy, fortunate, fruitful, fertile," from Latin root *fe-, equivalent of PIE *dhe(i)- "to suck, suckle, produce, yield" (see fecund).
  • noun happiness
  • noun appropriateness
Example sentences :
  • It seemed to them as if their felicity in seeing each other could never be exhausted.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Would to Heaven I may thus atone for the past, and secure your future felicity!
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • It is not in the power of events to undermine the felicity of the virtuous.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • Every thing around him contributed to his felicity,—for alas!
  • Extract from : « Gomez Arias » by Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • He stood by the chair vacated by Felicity, and kept beating his hat on the back of it.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • It was a felicity of which he was the first to acknowledge his utter unworthiness.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • There is a substantial amount of felicity in the majority of men.
  • Extract from : « Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland » by Daniel Turner Holmes
  • I am near the end of a felicity which was too great to last!
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • There was, however, one serious drawback to the poet's felicity.
  • Extract from : « Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846 » by Various
  • Our conception of disaster outrides by far our conception of felicity.
  • Extract from : « Dwellers in the Hills » by Melville Davisson Post

Antonyms for felicity

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