Felicity

Fe*lic"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Felicities (#).
[OE. felicite, F. flicit, fr. L. felicitas, fr. felix, -icis, happy, fruitful; akin to fetus.] 1. The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good.
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Our own felicity we make or find.
Johnson.
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Finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity.
Book of Common Prayer.
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2. That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing.
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the felicities of her wonderful reign.
Atterbury.
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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.
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