con·grat·u·la·tion /kənˌgræʧəˈleʃən, ˌgræʤə-/
Con·grat·u·la·tion n. The act of congratulating; an expression of sympathetic pleasure.
With infinite congratulations for our safe arrival. --Dr. J. Scott.
n 1: the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for
celebration [syn: felicitation]
2: (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or
good fortune of another; "I sent them my sincere
congratulations on their marriage" [syn: felicitation]