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Definition 1: pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for felicity in the sense of this definition

(felicity is a kind of ...) the quality of being specially suitable

(... are attributes of felicity) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

"a felicitous speaker"

(... are attributes of felicity) not appropriate in application; defective

"an infelicitous remark" "infelicitous phrasing" "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy"

Definition 2: state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for felicity in the sense of this definition

(felicity is a kind of ...) the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

"his emotional state depended on her opinion" "he was in good spirits" "his spirit rose"

(... is a kind of felicity ) a state of supreme happiness

(... is a kind of felicity ) an attractive combination of good health and happiness

"the radiance of her countenance"

(... are attributes of felicity) enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure

"a happy smile" "spent many happy days on the beach" "a happy marriage"

(... are attributes of felicity) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

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