Definition of Gratulation

1. n. The act of gratulating or felicitating; congratulation.



Definition of Gratulation

1. Noun. (rare) A feeling of happiness and satisfaction; joy, especially at one's good fortune. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) The expression of pleasure at someone's else's success or luck; congratulation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gratulation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gratulation

grattarolaite
grattoirs
gratuities
gratuitious
gratuitous
gratuitous inducer
gratuitously
gratuitousness
gratuity
gratulate
gratulated
gratulates
gratulating
gratulation (current term)
gratulations
gratulatory
gratz
graunch
graunched
graunches
graunching
graunt
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grauntest
graunteth
graunting
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graupel

Literary usage of Gratulation

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"In a fit of Oriental self-gratulation, Mohammed II. (1451-1481) styled his capital "The Lofty [or Sublime] Gate of the Koyal Tent." This was translated into ..."

2. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"Just right With any such pious acknowledgments a little indulge in , rison to fair self-gratulation is always compatible ; and the seif-gratu- brave ..."

3. The emotions and the will by Alexander Bain (1875)
"This also is pure complacent satisfaction with grandeur and possessions, and needs no reflective operation, such as self-gratulation implies. 8. ..."

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