Definition of Congratulation

1. Noun. The act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration.

Exact synonyms: Felicitation
Generic synonyms: Speech Act
Derivative terms: Congratulate, Congratulate, Felicitate



2. Noun. (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another. "I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage"
Exact synonyms: Felicitation
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Expression, Verbal Expression, Verbalism
Derivative terms: Congratulate, Congratulate, Congratulate, Felicitate

Definition of Congratulation

1. n. The act of congratulating; an expression of sympathetic pleasure.

Definition of Congratulation

1. Noun. The act of congratulating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Congratulation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Congratulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1901)
"The queen felt the parting severely, and dwelt upon her mixed feelings ot joy and sorrow in her replies to the addresses of congratulation which poured in ..."

2. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"The Art of framing them, as the present specimen will show, THE humble and thankfull congratulation of some that feare the Lord in the County of Hereford ..."

3. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"Another subject of congratulation soon followed, in the marriage of his kind friend, Mr. Fergusson of Hermand, to Miss Macdowall. ..."

4. The Letters and Dispatches of John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough by Duke of John Churchill Marlborough (1845)
"I have received the honour of your Lordship's letter of the 17th of the last month, and thank you for your obliging congratulation on our victory. ..."

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