Fe·lic·i·ty n.; pl. Felicities
1. The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good.
Our own felicity we make or find. --Johnson.
Finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity. --Book of Common Prayer.
2. That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing.
the felicities of her wonderful reign. --Atterbury.
3. A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in painting portraits, or in writing or talking. “Felicity of expression.”
Syn: -- Happiness; bliss; beatitude; blessedness; blissfulness. See Happiness.
n 1: pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner
or style of expression) [syn: felicitousness] [ant: infelicity]
2: state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from
contentment to intense joy [syn: happiness] [ant: unhappiness]